More major malaise for Li Na

World No. 2 never found her rhythm in third-round Wimbledon loss

Updated: June 27, 2014, 2:24 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Never is a long, long time.

That's how long it had been since Barbora Zahlavova Strycova had beaten a top-10 player. The 28-year-old Czech Republic player performed professionally for 12 years before she somehow managed to change the karma.

When Australian Open champion Li Na's forehand was called long, Strycova leaped for joy and approached the net savoring her signature victory -- or so she thought. Li challenged the call, and replay indicated the shot had striped the ...

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