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China's Li through to Shenzhen semis

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Chinese tennis star Li Na set up an all-Chinese semi-final in the Shenzhen Open on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over Serbian Bojana Jovanovski, while French player Marion Bartoli crashed out. 

Chinese tennis star Li Na smiles in her game against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during a tennis exhibition match in Thailand's resort seaside town of Hua Hin on December 29, 2012. Li set up an all-Chinese semi-final in the Shenzhen Open on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over Serbian Bojana Jovanovski, while French player Marion Bartoli crashed out.

Li, the 2011 French Open singles winner and ranked seventh in the world, defeated Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3 in a match lasting just over one hour and 25 minutes.

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