Result: Li Na edges through in three sets

Result: Li edges through in three sets
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Li Na is through to the last 32 at Wimbledon by defeating Simona Halep in three sets.

Li Na has recorded a three-sets win over Simona Halep to progress to the third round at Wimbledon.

The sixth seed endured a second-set fightback from Halep but eventually prevailed 6-2 1-6 6-0.

Li dominated the opening set, breaking Halep on three occasions to move closer to the next round.

However, the Romanian stunned her opponent in the second set, surging into a 5-0 lead before eventually taking the match into a decider.

The world number 32 couldn't maintain her momentum as she was broken immediately by the experienced Chinese player.

The 31-year-old struck again to open up a commanding lead and sealed a bagel set when Halep went long with a forehand.

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