Australian Open 2013: Li Na stuns Sharapova to enter final

Updated: Jan 24, 2013, 11:12 AM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Melbourne: China’s Li Na beat Maria Sharapova in straight sets to enter the final of the Australian Open on Thursday.

The 30- year old beat the World number two 6-2, 6-2 in a match that lasted 1 hour and 33 minutes.

Shrapova had dropped only nine games in five matches on her way to the semi-finals.

The Chinese will now face either defending champion Victoria Azarenka or 19-year-old American Sloane Stephens in Saturday night`s final.