Li Na's coach helping tennis game - and marriage

Updated: January 22, 2013, 11:13 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- French Open champion Li Na credits new coach Carlos Rodriguez with turning her tennis career around -- and saving her marriage.

Last August, the 30-year-old Chinese star hired Rodriguez, who coached Justine Henin to seven Grand Slam titles, after the conflicts with her previous coach -- husband Jiang Shan -- became too much to bear.

"The funny thing is, I think two years ago in China, someone said I was divorced," Li said Tuesday after beating Poland's Agnieszka ...

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