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Tennis Panorama :
(January 3, 2013) Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Repuvlic moved into the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday by knocking out second seed Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-2.
Top seed Li Na won another straight set match, her third match of the tournament, defeating Serbian Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3. She’ll play Peng Shuai who defeated Annika Beck of Germany 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 to set up an all-Chinese semifinal.
Zakopalova will face Monica Niculescu in the other semifinal after the Romanian beat Yi-Miao Zhou of China 6-4, 6-2.
BEST OF MAXIM
Top-seeded Li Na of China and fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic will meet in the final of the Shenzhen Open after straight-set victories in the semifinals Friday.
Li, who is ranked seventh in the world and has won six WTA titles, beat Peng Shuai of China 6-4, 6-0, while the 28th-ranked Zakopalova defeated Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-1, 6-3.
Li had three aces...
Klara Zakopalova advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday by beating second-seeded Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-2.
The fifth-seeded Zakopalova will meet Monica Niculescu in the semifinals after the Romanian beat Yi-Miao Zhou of China 6-4, 6-2.
Top-seeded Li Na won her third match of the tournament, defeating eighth-seeded Serbian Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3, and Peng...
(January 5, 2013) China’s Li Na won a battle with Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 1-6, 7-5 on Saturday to capture the inaugural Shenzhen Open. The top seed and hometown favorite overcame her 10 double faults and a 2-5 deficit in the final set for her seventh title and second tournament win in her home country.
“Klara played well and I managed my mood swings well,...
(January 4, 2012) China’s Li Na, the top seed and fifth seed Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic moved into the final of the Shenzhen tournament on Friday.
In an all-Chinese semifinal No. 7 Li defeated Peng Shuai 6-4, 6-0. Zakopalova knocked out Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-1, 6-3.
The Shenzhen Open is being played for the first time this year.
SHENZHEN LONGGANG GEMDALE...
Top-seeded Li Na advanced to the Shenzhen Open quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Julia Cohen of the United States in the second round on Wednesday.
The Chinese star overcame five double faults and struggled with her serve during the 94-minute match.
Li will play eighth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia.
No. 2-seeded Marion Bartoli also advanced by defeating Swiss qualifier...
SHENZHEN LONGGANG GEMDALE OPEN
December 30, 2012-January 5, 2013
Results – Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Singles – Second Round
(1) Li Na (CHN) d. Julia Cohen (USA) 63 64
(2) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. (Q) Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 75 64
(LL) Zhou Yi-Miao (CHN) d. Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) 46 62 76(3)
Doubles – Quarterfinals