Li Na Wins French Open, Becomes First Chinese Player to Win Grand Slam Tennis Tournament

Posted on June 4, 2011

Li Na is the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam tennis tournament. Li won the French Open, beating Francesca Schiovone. She won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6. Li is considered a rebel in China: she sports a rose tattoo, which she says represents the love she feels for her husband, she is quite vocal and she dies her hair different colors. All of these things are shocking in her home country, but wouldn't even raise an eyebrow in the U.S. Take a look:


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