Li Na eliminated from Wimbledon in third round

Jun 27, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT
Na Li of China plays a backhand return during the Ladies' Singles third round match Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of Czech Republic on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2014 in London, England.
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Australian Open champion and second seed Li Na made a shocking third round exit at Wimbledon, going down 7-6(5) 7-6(5) to the Czech Republic's Barbora Zahlavova Strycova. Chinese Li has advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals three times.

Background:

Australian Open champ Li Na is eliminated in third round at Wimbledon [LA Times]

Czech-mate for Li in Wimbledon third round [Reuters]