Li Na reaches semifinals at French Open

Updated: Jun 02, 2011, 00:09 AM IST

Paris: Australian Open finalist Li Na advanced to the semifinals of the French Open by defeating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 6-2.

Li was the first Chinese player to reach a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open.

Azarenka entered Wednesday`s match without having lost a set in her four previous matches at this year`s French Open. But she fell to 0-4 in Grand Slam quarterfinals.

Bureau Report