Li Na has is one of the most popular female athletes in all of Asia. And earlier today one her sponsors, Nike, recognized the accomplishments of the 2-time Grand Slam winner by naming a building at the apparels maker’s new headquarters in in Shanghai, China.
“It brings me so much happiness to have my name appear on a Nike building, on the headquarters of Nike Greater China, no less,” she said of the hnor. “Nike has been with me through all of my tennis career and seeing my name on the building is one of the biggest honors I’ve received in my life. Nike has always respected and honored its athletes, so it’s not just my name that’s up there on the building, it stands for all outstanding Chinese athletes that Nike represents. I’ve cherished my friendship with Nike over the years and this incredible honor is yet another step in our longstanding partnership.”
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