Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na will face Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak in the 2014 BNP Paribas Open fourth round on Tuesday 11th March, which will kick off at 03:35 GMT, being played here on outdoor hard courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells.
World No. 2 Li Na has been playing outstanding tennis from the beginning of the season, where she has outlasted Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in third round with a 6-3, 6-4, while defeated her fellow country mate Jie Zheng in opening round with 6-1, 7-5. Chinese star also bagged Season’s opening Australian Open crown in January beating Cibulkova in straight sets at Rod Laver Arena.
25-year-old Aleksandra Wozniak has progresses into the BNP Paribas Open fourth round after beating third Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova with a 6-1, 6-7, 6-0 and also thrashed Sabine Lisicki of Germany in second round with a 7-5, 1-6, 7-6.
Both the players are meeting for the third time in thier career, where Li Na has been leading with a 2-1 win loss head-to-head record against Wozniak. The pair last meet at the 2009 Los Angeles Open and Li Na clinches victory in three sets with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 score line. As per the predictions, Li Na is considered as heavy favorite to clinch victory in fourth round and advances into the 2014 BNP Paribas Open quarter finals.