Li Na Retires, Says She has 'No Regrets'

Chinese tennis sensation Li Na announced her retirement and said that she is satisfied with her career and felt the time was right to quit.

updated: September 21, 2014 12:27 IST
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An emotional Li Na during a press interaction in Beijing.


Beijing: Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na said Sunday she has "no regrets" about her decision to retire over persistent knee injuries, but told an emotional news conference she reached the decision only after thinking long and hard.

The two-time Grand Slam winner made her first public remarks since she announced her shock retirement via social media on Friday. (Also read: Sad day for tennis: Martina Hingis on Li Na's retirement)

"I'm very satisfied with my tennis career," the 32-year-old Li said at a news conference at China's National Tennis Centre, which hosts the China Open later this month.

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