Li Na is one among thefew Chinese professional tennis players having won 5 World Tennis Associations and almost 19 ITF single titles. Li Na also won the 2011 Australia Open and this made her the first player from an Asian country to appear in Grand Slam single finals. Li Na was born in the year 1982 ; one of the older tennis players and is presently ranked world number 8.
Between the year 1994-2004, that is a span of around ten years Li Na won around 20 women single titles. She was married to Jiang Shan who then became her professional coach for the game. After around three and quarter years she won her second WTA tour title which was in the year 2008. Alongside single tournaments, Li Na has also played double tournaments and she has won two WTA double tournaments and also 19 ITF events. Li Na also made an impact in the double entries with winning 16 ITF matches. However one disappointing feature of all her tournaments and matches is that she had a lot of injuries in her journey. These injuries also made her suffer a two year hiatus for completing in her 20’s and prevented her from playing for several periods. In the year 2005 she had an ankle injury and also lost matches.
Li Na started her season with the 2012 Hopman Cup where she won against Marion, Jarmila and Anabel The Li Na started her Australian Open Tournament by playing against Pervak, Olivia, Anabel and had a very tough time playing with Kim. After the disappointing Australian Cup, Li Na started her journey with the 2012 Fed Cup and won all matches I in the round robin stage. However at last she surrendered to the Frech Champion. However this made China come into the play offs. Li Na also took part in the 2012 Sony Ericsson Miami Open and got through the quarter finals.