Tennis: Pennetta upsets Li to reach Indian Wells final

Flavia Pennetta shocked world number two Li Na in the semi-finals at Indian Wells on Friday, beating the Australian Open champion 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 to reach the final.

Pennetta avenged a straight-sets loss to the Chinese superstar in the quarter-finals at Melbourne, where Li claimed her second Grand Slam title in January.

bb/ch