Arguably one of the most popular tennis players in the world, China’s Li Na helped bring the sport to Asia. Now, her sudden retirement has the country asking 'what's next?'
Nicholas McCarvel is a freelance tennis writer based in New York. He has covered tennis for The New York Times, USA Today, ESPN the Magazine, NBC Sports and the official tournament websites of the U.S. and Australian Opens.
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