Shanghaiist’s favourite Chinese sport star Li Na beat Novak Djokovic in a charity match at the China Open in Beijing on Saturday.
As AFP reports, it was Li’s match to lose, with the Chinese women’s number one being given a 30 point head start in every game:
Li and Djokovic traded shots, as well as well-mannered banter across the nets in the match that was watched by 12,000 spectators at the end of an evening of friendly competition between the pair at Beijing’s Olympic Park.
The exhibition match was organised to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the China Open, where qualifying matches were being played earlier yesterday.
Watch highlights of the match below:
[Image credit: People’s Daily]