|Li Na becomes oldest female winner at Australian Open in third trip to final|
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MELBOURNE, Australia — Seven months after giving retirement serious thought, Li Na made the third time lucky in an Australian Open final with a 7-6 (3), 6-0 win over Dominika Cibulkova to become the oldest women’s champion here in the Open era.
Li, who turns 32 next month, lost finals to Kim Clijsters in 2011 and to Victoria Azarenka last year. In between, she won the 2011 French Open in one of the many firsts she’s established for Chinese tennis.
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