Li Na loving her life despite weight of expectations

If the critics don't get to her, Li Na admits that she is having to learn how to handle herself now that she's coming into big tournaments as a favorite.

updated: March 11, 2014 08:19 IST
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Indian Wells, USA: China's Li Na is loving her tennis life, despite elevated expectations and an inevitable smattering of nay-sayers who still think her two Grand Slam titles are a fluke.

"Of course I always hear a lot," the world number two said Monday after booking her fourth-round berth at the Indian Wells hardcourt tournament with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Czech Karolina Pliskova.

"So many people say 'Oh, she's lucky.' After I won the French, after I won in Australia, they say 'Oh, she's lucky, she cannot win anymore, blah, blah, blah.

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