Maria Sharapova loses to Li Na in AEGON Classic semis

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Maria Sharapova at the AEGON Classic in BirminghamMaria Sharapova was beaten by fourth seed Li Na 6-4 6-4 in the semifinals of the AEGON Classic in Birmingham.

The former Wimbledon champion, who had been looking for her third title in Birmingham, suffered six breaks of serve while Li was avenging her Roland Garros defeat.

The world No.20 Li will play Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia, who defeated Sania Mirza of India 3-6 6-0 6-3 in the other semifinal.

Sharapova will spend next week practicing at Wimbledon, which starts June 22. (photo courtesy of our reader Richard)



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