Li Na reaches the second round of Wimbledon
China’s Li Na reached the second round of the Wimbledon with a comfortable win of 6-3, 6-3 over Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia. Li, is the first Asian to win the singles title in Paris will now face Sabine Lisicki or Anastasija Sevastova of Germany.
Li does not consider herself as the favorite to win the Wimbledon just because of her famous win in the French Open. Li said that the French Open is different from Wimbledon, her objective is to come in each game well prepared and consider each tournament as a new challenge. Li will be joined by fellow Chinese Peng Shuai on the Second round of the tournament.
In other news defending champion Serena Williams won over France Aravane Rezai, in her third match in eleven months. Williams will then tackle Romania’s Simona Halep in the second round. Maria Sharapova won her game against Russia’s Anna Chakvetadze and face Britian’s wild card Laura Robson or Angelique Kerber.
In the men’s division Roger Federer is planning to catch up with Pete Sampras record win of seven titles won his match against Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Federer will face France’s Adrian Mannarino in the second round.