BNP Paribas Showdown(Hong Kong) 4th March 2013: Li v. Wozniacki
Chinese tennis powerhouse Li Na will face former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the BNP Paribas Showdown at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Arena next March 4.
Interestingly, this event coincides with World Tennis Day. It will also feature great past rivals, Ivan Lendl and seven-time grand slam winner John McEnroe.
Li Na and Wozniacki will play a best-of-three-sets match. In the golden-oldies duel, Lendl and McEnroe will provide the hits-of-yesterday in a pro-set encounter.
While talking about this event, Wozniacki quoted, “It’s great to have the chance to play in Hong Kong again. It’s also exciting to be part of the first World Tennis Day. I hope it’s successful in getting more kids playing around the world.”
She further added “I have always enjoyed playing in Hong Kong. It is a place with a lot of good memories, including one of my first ever wins on the pro tour.”