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|China Savors Li Na's French Open Win
|BEIJING (AP) -- Li Na's landmark French Open win drew a massive outpouring of support in China, captivating a nation where tennis' popularity has been growing rapidly.
China's media led the way with announcer Tong Kexin saying on state broadcaster CCTV ``that Chinese tennis is just too tough. This has left a really deep impression on the world.''
CCTV added the banner ``We love you Li Na,'' to their gushing post-match coverage after Li became China's first Grand Slam champion by beating Francesca Schiavone in Saturday's women's final.
The official Xinhua News Agency sent out a news flash shortly after Li's victory, saying ``In such a great final, Li Na deserved the win.''
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