Victoria Azarenka of Belarus kisses her trophy after winning the women's final of the the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus kisses her trophy after winning the women’s final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Victoria Azarenka, defending champion, defeated , Li Na in the final of the Australian open Saturday to win for a second consecutive time in Melbourne.

The Belarusian and World number in the female cadre defeated Chinese girl, former winner of the French Open and World number six  4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

We bring you some highlights from the exhilarating encounter in pictures

Tear of joy: Can't I won-

Tear of joy: Can’t I won-

Sportsmanship:Li Na congratulates Victoria Azerenka after the latter won the women's final of the Australian Open tennis championship

Sportsmanship:Li Na congratulates Victoria Azerenka after the latter won the women’s final of the Australian Open tennis championship

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reaches for a forehand return to China's Li Na during the women's final

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reaches for a forehand return to China’s Li Na during the women’s final

 

Azarenka picks up a tight one

Azarenka picks up a tight one

China's Li Na hits a forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus

China’s Li Na hits a forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stretches to hit backhand return

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stretches to hit backhand return

Li Na's supporters

Li Na’s supporters

Ouch....

Ouch….

China's Li Na is attended to by medical staff after falling for a second time during her match against Victoria Azarenka

China’s Li Na is attended to by medical staff after falling for a second time during her match against Victoria Azarenka

US actor Kevin Spacey, front centre, watches the the women's final between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and China's Li Na

US actor Kevin Spacey, front centre, watches the the women’s final between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and China’s Li Na

American rapper Redfoo, right, watches the women's final between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and China's Li Na

American rapper Redfoo, right, watches the women’s final between Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and China’s Li Na

Li Na hits a return to Victoria Azarenka

Li Na hits a return to Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka serves

Victoria Azarenka serves

 

 Li Na hits serve to Victoria Azarenka

Li Na hits serve to Victoria Azarenka

 

The two women with their trophies

The two women with their trophies

Victoria Azarenka holds her trophy as she stands amongst the ball boys and girls

Victoria Azarenka holds her trophy as she stands amongst the ball boys and girls

 

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus being congratulated by her team

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus being congratulated by her team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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