Cibulkova, Li ready for challenge

Updated: January 24, 2014, 12:35 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Given the choice in sports between embracing the big moment and shrinking from it, there is compelling evidence that the competitor leaving the playing field while using her towel to cover the television camera is probably not the one who rose to the challenge.

That was Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday in her Australian Open semifinal against Dominika Cibulkova. Shockingly, almost offensively, the No. 5 seed followed a performance for the ages against two-time defending ...

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