China`s Li Na enters Round 2 at Roland Garros

Updated: May 27, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

Paris: Former champion Li Na beat Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain in straight sets to reach the second round of the Roland Garros here on Monday.

Li, the sixth seed, who held a 1-4 record previously, won 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 44 minutes over the 61st-ranked Spaniard.

The 31-year-old Li won the red clay tournament in 2011 to become Asia`s first Grand Slam champion.

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