Posted December 31, 2011 on AP on Fox

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 21: Marion Bartoli of France visits the Crown Entertainment Complex during day four of the 2010 Australian Open on January 21, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
French Open champion Li Na recovered from a service break down in the final set to beat Marion Bartoli 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 and give China a 1-0 lead over France after Saturday's opening match of the Hopman Cup mixed teams tournament. Bartoli broke Li's serve in the fifth game of the final set to take a 3-2 lead, but Li broke back in the eighth game to even the set at 4-4 and took the match by breaking Bartoli in the final game. Wu Di will play Richard Gasquet in the men's singles ahead of a mixed doubles match. It was the only match Saturday. Australia plays Spain on Sunday, while Czech Republic plays Bulgaria and the United States takes on Denmark on Monday.
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