Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/22/12
It might have been another default -- and spectators on Rod Laver Arena have seen enough of those over the past few days. But Kim Clijsters doesn't give up, not when her Australian Open title is on the line. So she refused to quit when she went over badly on her left ankle in the first set against China's Li Na and, after having it heavily taped, staged one of her greatest comebacks from four match points down in the second set tie break to win 4-6, 7-6, 6-4. It was drama all the way on a blisteringly hot afternoon as Clijsters seemed to be on the verge of retirement while being worked on by the trainer. She fought her way back into the match as Li Na failed to move her around and then almost let slip a 5-1 lead in the deciding set. Earlier, Li had failed to capitalize on the seemingly impregnable position of leading by six points to two in the breaker. She lost two points with errors and then, after a furious baseline rally, made a bad decision to come in and was rooted to the spo...
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