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Li Na Beats Bartoli In Opening Match At Hopman Cup

Perth, Dec 31: 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

India TV News Desk [ Updated: December 31, 2011 10:59 IST ]
li na beats bartoli in opening match at hopman cup
li na beats bartoli in opening match at hopman cup

Perth, Dec 31: 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 level 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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