Found January 26, 2013 on In the Tramlines:
3:05: Dustin and I are up, and we're ready to go. Check here for updates. 3:27: We're almost there, as players are about to walk out onto the court. We've been through Darren Cahill in a kilt on a very uncomfortable and hilariously awkward ESPN set, a slightly racist Tom Rinaldi piece on how Li Na is different than most Chinese people because she's funny, and the frightening sight of Pam Shirver and Chris Evert in the booth. Really, it only can get better 3:31: This a fantastic promo. Best one I've ever seen for a women's match on ESPN.  3:44: First ball 3:47: An awful start for Li Na, with some ******* and poor second serves. Azarenka breaks at 30. Not the start Li wanted 3:50: The crowd is overwhelmingly in favor of Li Na. We'll see if Vika is rattled by it at all. Li break back. 1-1 3:55: Finally, a hold! Li Na is up for 2-1. 3:59: Some great shots from Li, putting pressure on Vika, and she breaks for 3-1. She's come out firing, the better player so far 4:05: A couple unforced errors on game points, and Azarenka breaks back for 3-2. Li should have held there, but Azarenka is pumping herself up, and I think we'll have a match here 4:09: What a backhand from Li Na and she breaks again! 4-2 to Li. Let's see if she can hold here 4:12: A hold! Finally! Li Na hits some great shots and she's up 5-2 in the first 4:19: After Azarenka holds to 3-5, Li is broken to 4-5. Let her foot off the gas pedal the last two games, and Azarenka is playing much better now.  4:29: After a long and greuling game, where Li Na had four set points and Azarenka had a couple game points, Azarenka double faulted on set point to give it to Li. It was a very interesting game. There were points where there was some fantastic ball striking, but also some points where they really struggled. Li Na is moving really well, and while she's been a bit more erratic towards the end of the set, she's been the better player 4:35: We thought we had a hold, but actually we didn't. Azarenka breaks to start the second set. Li a bittle wobbly right  now, bot playing as well as she had. 4:47: Azarenka has fully worked her way into this match. Breaking twice, and holding in between, and she's fully upped her game. She's starting to push Azarenka around quite a bit, and this match is getting really interesting 4:51: Li snatches some momentum back from Vika, and breaks back to 1-3. This is a huge service game for Li 4:55: Li Na takes a terrible fall and Li Na looks to be in a ton of pain. Very gingerly walking back to her chair. Looked really painful. They're evaluating her now. 4:57: It looks to be her ankle. Worrying sight. 5:02: And Li Na will continue. Ankle is heavily taped. Big point in the match as well 5:03: She showed zero negative effects of the ankle injury, as Li holds for 2-3 with a couple blistering wnners. 5:09: Azarenka pulls out of a 0-40 hole to hold. Some great shotmaking from Vika, and Azarenka is holding on. Li Na needs to forget about the crowd and play tennis 5:15: Clutch hold for Li Na after facing a couple break points of her own. Azarenka will serve at 4-3. There have been a lot of breaks so far, so we'll see if Azarenka can break that trend here and hold for 5-3 5:20: A bad error from Azarenka and we are all even in the second set! 4-4. Great comeback from Li 5:24: A really bad game from Li and Azarenka will serve for the second set! 5:27: We're going three! Azarenka pulls out the second set 6-4. Li will serve to start the second set 5:29: Keep in mind, there will be fireworks. No, actual fireworks. It's Australia Day 5:32: Azarenka is slowly but surely grinding down Li. She breaks for 1-0. Li is missng more, her shots are landing shorter, and now Azarenka is hitting balls by her. Real trouble for Li 5:37: Another double from Vika and the crowd goes wild as Li breaks. This will take awhile, get comfortable 5:39: Li Na actually holds very easily, at 15. She finishes it off with an ace. Here come the fireworks though... 5:55: Li had gone down again wth an apprent knee injury, but is continuing.  5:59:: Azarenka holds for 2-2. It's been weird. That's all I can say 6:04: It seems as if Azarenka is finally pulling away in this match, breaking Li for 3-2.  6:12: Azarenka holds at love, followed by a Li Na hold. Azarenka to serve at 4-3. Is there one more twist in the plot? We'll see.  6:18: Huge hold for Vika after being down 0-30 and facing a break point. Li Na is in real trouble now.  6:23: Victoria Azarenka is your 2013 Australian Open Champion! Now, time for sleep.
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