Saturday’s weather: Sunny, high of 82 degrees.
• Clijsters rallies past Li for women’s title. Kim Clijsters won 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 over Li Na for her first career Australian Open title. The 27-year-old Belgian now holds two of the four major championships. Since coming out of retirement in August 2009, she’s 27-2 at majors with three Grand Slam titles.
• Bryan brothers take men’s doubles title. American twins Bob and Mike Bryan added a fifth Aussie Open doubles title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over India’s Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupath.
Scotland is pessimistic about Andy Murray’s chances against Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s men’s final … Lleyton Hewitt has revealed a whole new side of himself in the commentary box … Clijsters confessed she was outplayed at first in her post-match press conference … Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are coming to the campus of the Univerity of Oregon for an exhibition … Murray admitted he forgot the score during the second set of Friday’s semifinal.
Photo of the Day
Supporters of Li Na hold up her national flag prior to the start of the Saturday’s final (from SI.com’s Best Shots from Day 13 at the Australian Open).
$3,429,919 … Career earnings of Li Na entering this year’s Australian Open
$1,100,000 … Prize money earned by Li for her runner-up finish.
5 … Consecutive women’s Grand Slam finals between players age 25 and older after Saturday’s final between Kim (27) and Li (28).
Highlights for Clijsters’ come-from-behind victory over Li.
What’s Happening Today
ESPN2 has live coverage of the men’s final between No. 3 Novak Djokovic and No. 5 Andy Murray starting at 3 a.m. ET.
Earlier (at 12:30 a.m. ET), Tennis Channel will have live coverage of the mixed doubles final with the second-seeded team of Daniel Nestor and Katarina Srebotnik against the unseeded pairing of Paul Hanley and Yung-Jan Chan.
The complete order of play for Day 14 can be found here.
They Said It
“Can you tell the Chinese, don’t teach me how to play tennis?”
–Li Na, to chair umpire Alison Lang regarding Chinese “amateur coaches” who were distracting her