Li Na Made to Fight, Enters Last Eight of Madrid Open

Li Na was left sweating after her match against Sloane Stephens and said she was not impressed despite her eventual win as her 40 unforced errors were alarming.

updated: May 08, 2014 19:26 IST
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Madrid: Chinese tennis star Li Na was forced to dig deep in order to defeat No.16 seed Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in two hours and move into the quarterfinals of the WTA Madrid Open here Thursday.

Despite her progress, Li Na was not satisfied with her performance in which she made over 40 unforced errors, reports Xinhua.

The first set saw Li Na play her worst tennis since arriving at Madrid. Perhaps unhappy at her third consecutive early start, the World No. 2 was never able to find her rhythm on court and while struggling with her own serve, she also failed to deal with that of her rival.

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