Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Australian Open winner Li Na receives a cheque for 800,000 yuan from Hubei provincial governor Wang Guosheng in Li's hometown city of Wuhan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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