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Li Na beats Stephens to reach Madrid quarterfinals
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Na Li from China returns the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Kirsten Flipkens from Belgium, in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
May 8, 2014, 8:36 am

MADRID (AP) Australian Open champion Li Na advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open by beating Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday.

The second-ranked Li overcame a slew of unforced errors and a poor opening set to advance.

Li lost in the first round on the Magic Box clay last year.

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