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Li Na becomes fifth player to qualify for Istanbul

China´s Li Na has qualified for the year ending WTA Championship to be held in Istanbul
Tennis Stories  27 Sep 2013 - 07:24 / by Vishal Gajaria / reads 1369.
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ISTANBUL -- World number 5 Li Na has made the grade for the year ending BNP Paribas WTA Championships to be held in Istanbul from October 22 - 27, 2013.

Li Na became the fifth player to meet the qualification requirements, after Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska.

"Congratulations to Li Na on securing her qualification for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships - Istanbul for the third year in a row," Stacey Allaster, Chairman & CEO of the WTA announced.

"Her personality and exciting brand of tennis endears her to tennis fans around the world, as Li continues to inspire generations tennis players."

Known to be the most prestigious WTA event, the tournamnet offers a mammoth prize money of $6 million.

"I'm so happy to have qualified again for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships - Istanbul as one of the Top 8 players this season," an excited Li Na stated.

"I had a great time in Istanbul last year and I'm looking forward to coming back and playing my best tennis for the fans in Turkey."

This would the Chinese' third consecutive appearence at the tournament in Turkey. 

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