Why worry? Li Na pledges to enjoy final

In Melbourne, the former French Open champion has ousted four seeds on the way to the final including world number four Agnieszka Radwanska, who was on a 13-match unbeaten run.

updated: January 24, 2013 15:36 IST
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Melbourne, Australia: A smiling Li Na has pledged simply to enjoy her tennis after earning a second shot at the Australian Open title, two years after being outgunned by Kim Clijsters.

The Chinese world number six said she did not feel the pressure of 2011, when she reached her first Grand Slam final at Melbourne Park and raised expectations to stratospheric levels in her home country.

And after doing the hard work in training, Li, who stunned Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-2 in the semis, said she had nothing to worry about in Saturday's final, when she will face defending champion Victoria Azarenka.

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