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Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph made her China's first player with a Grand Slam singles title. Happened again Tuesday, when Li was seeded second at Roland Garros but lost to someone ranked 103rd in the first round, not quite four months removed from winning the Australian Open. “I didn't follow the game plan,” Li said. “Didn't have any idea how to play.” Her 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 exit against Kristina Mladenovic of France in front a partisan...

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