AO Gallery: Li Na & The Trophy Shoot
Three years ago she took the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen to the Eiffel Tower, now the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup to Brighton Beach. Li Na went on the traditional Australian Open champion photo shoot.
Published January 26, 2014 12:10
A day after beating Dominika Cibulkova for the Aussie Open title, Li Na - and trophy - hit the beach.
Li isn't just one of the most successful players on the tour, she's also one of the most popular.
Li's Australian Open victory pushes her back to her career-high of No.3, knocking on the door of No.2.
Li took the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup to Brighton Beach and posed at the bathing huts as well.
Li now has two Grand Slam titles to her name - she also conquered the French Open back in 2011.
She first got to No.3 after the WTA Championships in Istanbul last fall, the highest-ranked Asian ever.
Now she'll be a handful of points away from Victoria Azarenka's No.2 ranking - can she do it?
The Chinese didn't play anything between the Australian Open and Miami last year, so it's possible...