Li advances to Miami final

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Mar 28 2014 05:47 PM | Updated as of Mar 29 2014 01:47 AM

MIAMI - China's Li Na advanced to the final of the WTA Tour's Miami hardcourt tournament by beating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 on Thursday.

Li will next face top seed Serena Williams who beat Russian Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-3 in the other semi-final on Thursday.

World number two Li hit two aces and had six double faults but she won 46 of 79 first serve points in the two hour, 20 minute match.

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