TENNIS WORLD MAGAZINE

ISSUE 18- 2014

Murray: Destined to be a Champion

    ISSUE 18
TennisWorld Italia
Remember me

China´s Li Na on the cover of TIME magazine´s 100 most influential people issue

Tennis - Li Na was first Asian player to win a grand slam singles title
Tennis Stories  18 Apr 2013 - 18:45 / by Prakash / reads 2066.
Source:
Tennis Stories

China's Li Na has graced the cover of the latest issue of TIME magazine which covers the 100 most influential people in the world. The world no. 5 and former French Open champion is one of the 100 most influential people in the world according to TIME>

The issue will be available on newsstands and tablets tomorrow.

Li Na became the first Asian to win a grand slam when she won the French Open singles title in 2011.

Li Na commented on her coming on the cover, "I am so excited to be featured on the cover of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World issue.  It's a great honor for me to be in the position of being able to help grow, promote and further build the sport of women's tennis around the world, especially in my native China. I couldn't be more honored to be on the list that includes some of the most talented people in the world, and to make an impact on women and women athletes. I am grateful to TIME for giving women's tennis the recognition it deserves."

Women's tennis has become extremely popular in China following Li Na's win. She also reached the finals of the Australian Open in January this year, losing to Victoria Azarenka.




Also interesting...
US Open - Day 3 Preview: Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova seek the third round
US Open - Day 3 Preview: Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova seek the third round
US Open Day 3 Schedule - Tomas Berdych takes on Lleyton Hewitt in blockbuster first round showdown
US Open Day 3 Schedule - Tomas Berdych takes on Lleyton Hewitt in blockbuster first round showdown
Eugenie Bouchard Brushes off Pressure as She Breezes into US Open Second Round
Eugenie Bouchard Brushes off Pressure as She Breezes into US Open Second Round
US Open Day 2 Live! All News and Results from Flushing Meadows. Roger Federer up two sets
US Open Day 2 Live! All News and Results from Flushing Meadows. Roger Federer up two sets

How to play from the baseline

 

The expression “to endure the rally” is about those indeterminate moments of a rally where none of the players is leading.

The ability to endure the rally is fundamental when you play a “long rally”, because it offers you the chance to measure your opponent’s strong points and vulnerabilities, besides letting you position as best as possible for your next offensive shot.

Continue reading

 

 

?>