Australian Open 2014 Women's Final: Li vs. Cibulkova Preview and Prediction

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Australian Open 2014 Women's Final: Li vs. Cibulkova Preview and Prediction
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Two weeks ago, nobody would have predicted this, but while Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka sit at home, Dominika Cibulkova and Li Na will face off on Saturday for the Australian Open title.

This will be Li's third Australian Open final in the last four years, and this is, by far, the 2011 French Open champion's best chance to win her second major.

But Cibulkova has been absolutely on fire all tournament long, and the 24-year-old from Slovakia will be looking to score her fourth upset in a row to follow in Marion Bartoli's footsteps and become another surprise Slam winner. 

As we've learned over the last two weeks, anything can happen. Here's what you need to know about the women's final Down Under.

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