2012 Western & Southern Open Women's Final: Li Na Defeats Angelique Kerber In Three Sets

Although she played less than stellar in the first set of the Women's Final of the 2012 Western & Southern Open Women's Final, Li Na rebounded to dominate the final two sets of the match and win the tournament, 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 over Angelique Kerber.

Kerber cruised through the first set, winning two break points and dominating Na. That would change in the second and third sets, as Na made fewer errors and forced Kerber to make tough shots.

This is the sixth career WTA title for Na, and her first since joining up with her new coach, Carlos Rodriguez. Her prize money for the win is $496,000, out of the tournament's $5.6 million total purse.

You can find all of the final results here.

Stay with this StoryStream for more Western & Southern Open coverage, and be sure to visit SB Nation's tennis hub for more tennis news.

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