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China's Li storms to second Slam title

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China's Li Na battled past Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open Saturday to storm to her second Grand Slam title, giving another huge boost to Asian tennis and earning glowing praise in her home country. 

Li Na (right) hugs Dominika Cibulkova after winning their women's singles final at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 25, 2014

The 31-year-old fourth seed's 7-6 (7/3), 6-0 win crowned her the champion on her third attempt after losing the 2011 and 2013 finals, adding to the French Open title she won three years ago.

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