Tennis: Serena beats Li for seventh Miami crown
Published on Mar 30, 2014 6:19 AM
MIAMI (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams won the Miami WTA title for the seventh time on Saturday, March 29, 2014, with a 7-5, 6-1 win over China's Li Na.
In a battle of the world's top two players, the US superstar took her tally of WTA titles to 59 - including 17 Grand Slam triumphs. She added a second trophy in 2014 to the one she lifted in Brisbane in January.
The 32-year-old Williams, who first played at Miami as a 16-year-old, was strangely subdued as she seemed to sleepwalk through the first half hour of the match.
Trailing 4-2, she fought off three break points in the seventh game only to surrender her serve for a second time on a double fault.
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