Australian Open: Li Na to face Dominika Cibulkova in women's final
MELBOURNE: The final of women single event in the Australian Open 2014 will be played between Li Na of China and Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova, ARY News reported on Thursday.
Li Na crushed Eugenie Bouchard by 6-2, 6-4 to reach her third Australian Open final in four years.
The Chinese woman, the highest seed left in the last four and the only one to have won a grand slam title, made full use of her greater experience to end Bouchard's brilliant run.
Li had lost to Kim Clijsters and Victoria Azarenka in the year 2011 and 2013 respectively. This will be her third attempt to clinch the title.
On the other hand the Slovakian Cibulkova continued a tournament of upsets by thrashing fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland by 6-1 6-2.
Furthermore, Cibulkova is the first Slovakian ever to make a grand slam singles final.