06 Jun '11, 3am

Li Na sets her sights on winning another major title; hopes fellow Chinese players can be inspired by her win

Li Na sets her sights on winning another major title; hopes fellow Chinese players can be inspired by her win

The 29-year-old Li, who beat defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 on Saturday at Roland Garros, also says she hopes her fellow Chinese players can be inspired by her victory to realise their full potential. -- PHOTO: AFP BEIJING - CHINA'S newly-minted first Grand Slam champion Li Na, who won the French Open title at the weekend, is not resting on her laurels - she's already thinking about winning a second major title. The 29-year-old Li, who beat defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 on Saturday at Roland Garros, also says she hopes her fellow Chinese players can be inspired by her victory to realise their full potential. 'When you have the first one, naturally you will think about the second one,' Li told the China Daily in an interview published Monday. The Wuhan native, who is known as a strong player on hard courts, confessed she ...

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