HUA HIN: Li Na of China won the annual Hua Hin exhibition tennis event on Saturday by beating World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 2-6, 10-7 after a Champions tiebreaker.
Li Na of China returns a shot during her invitational match against Victoria Azarenka at Centennial Park in Hua Hin on Saturday. (AP Photo)
The seventh-ranked Li benefited from several unforced errors from Azarenka in the first set and then broke to lead 2-1 in the second. The Belarusian defending champion then won five straight games to level the match, but then came up just short in the decider.
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