Australian Open 2012, Na Li: 2011 Runner-Up Back To Finish Job

The women's draw for the Australian Open was revealed on Friday and world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki could face last year's runner-up Li Na, the fifth seed, in the quarterfinals in Melbourne.

The reigning French Open champion Li has beaten Wozniacki in their last three meetings, all in Australia.

Wozniacki, meanwhile, could meet 13th-seeded former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic in the fourth round, while Li's fourth-round opponent could be reigning Aussie Open champ and former No. 1 star Kim Clijsters, who topped the Chinese slugger in last year's Down Under finale. Clijsters is also a three- time U.S. Open champ.

With her performance at the 2011 Australian Open, Li became the first player from an Asian country to appear in a Grand Slam singles final.[note 2] She then went on to win the 2011 French Open singles title, making her the first player from an Asian country to win a Grand Slam in singles. She is currently ranked World No. 5.

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