Li Na stunned in China Open Rd 1

Oct 03, 2011, 07:25 IST | AFP

French Open champion Li Na was humiliated in front of home fans yesterday, crashing out in the first round of the China Open in straight sets to unheralded Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu.

Li's 6-4, 6-0 defeat was the second straight first round exit round for the 29-year-old, who made history as the first Asian to win a Grand Slam singles title in Paris in June.

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