Tennis: Li Na knocked out of Wimbledon
Published on Jun 27, 2014 10:45 PM
LONDON (AFP) - Chinese second seed and Australian Open champion Li Na was knocked out of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Friday, losing 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (5-7) in the third round to Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic.
The defeat followed a first-round exit for Li at the French Open last month as Wimbledon again proved her undoing.
In eight appearances at the All England Club, the 32-year-old has still never got beyond the third round.
The match ended in bizarre circumstances with Li, facing match point, successfully challenging a forehand which had been called long.
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