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Western & Southern Open 2012 Results: Li Na Edges Angelique Kerber To Win Women's Title

With an impressive come from behind victory on Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati, Li Na claimed her sixth career WTA title with a three-set win (1-6, 6-3, 6-1) over Angelique Kerber in the women's final at the 2012 Western & Southern Open.

Na opened her final match completely ice cold when it came to both her serve and her forehand, and was only able to take one game from Kerber in a brief first set. But with all the momentum stacked against her, Na rallied to win 12 of the next 16 games to cap off a dominant finish that gave her the crown.

Of the tournament's $5.6 million purse, Na will bring home $496,000 for her efforts during the week. The 30-year-old China native holds better than a 72 percent win percentage over her career, but has never once made it past the quarterfinals at either the US Open or Wimbledon despite her French Open title in 2011.

Here are the full results from this year's tournament.

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