China is celebrating tennis player Li Na’s victory at the French Open semifinal in Paris.
Li defeated Russian Maria Sharapova Thursday to win a place in the women’s final, where she will compete Saturday against Italian defending champion Francesca Schiavone.
If Li wins, she would become the first Asian to achieve a singles Grand Slam victory.
Michael Chang of the USA who is of Asian decent won the French Open back in 1989. He is a US Citizen.