Victoria Azarenka of Belarus kisses her Australian Open trophy in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 27, 2013. Azarenka defeated China's Li Na in the women's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament Saturday. (Xinhua/Bai Xue)
Azarenka beats injured Li Na to win Australian Open final
MELBOURNE, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Belarus world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka beat injured Li Na of China in three sets to retain her Australian Open title here on Saturday in a dramatic women's singles final at the Melbourne Park.
The match was stopped three times, twice when sixth-seeded Li twisted her left ankle and took medical timeouts and once for a fireworks display as it is the Australian National Day. Full story