Australian Open champion Li Na on Monday defended her decision to skip the International Premier Tennis League, as she targets more Grand Slams and the world number one spot.
Li Na poses with the Australian Open women's singles trophy at the bathing huts on Brighton Beach in Melbourne on January 26, 2014 following her victory over Dominika Cibulkova in the final. AFP Photo / Mal Fairclough
The inaugural edition of the IPTL takes place later this year with matches in Bangkok, Mumbai, Singapore and Dubai geared to raise the profile of the game across Asia and the Middle East.
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