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Tennis: Li routs Vinci to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

Li Na beats Italy's Vinci to reach quarterfinals of Wimbledon

AP, Monday 1 Jul 2013
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Li Na of China hits a return to Roberta Vinci of Italy during their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 1, 2013 (Photo: Reuters)
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Li Na routed Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-2, 6-0 Monday to reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the third time.

The 31-year-old Chinese player broke the 30-year-old Vinci six times to wrap up the win in just 55 minutes on Court 3.

The sixth-seeded Li will next play the winner between No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.

The 11th-seeded Vinci was trying to make her first Wimbledon quarterfinal, having also reached the fourth round last year.

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