Lovable Li Na announces that she's pregnant with second child

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Li Na won the French Open in 2011 and the Australian Open in 2014. (AP)

Li Na will soon have the same number of children as she does major singles titles.

Just ahead of the French Open, an event she won in 2011, Li announced via Facebook that she is pregnant with her second child.

"We are very excited to add a new member to our family and for our daughter Alisa to have a younger sibling," Li wrote, speaking for herself and her husband, Jiang "Dennis" Shan.

She did not mention when exactly the baby would be born, only saying that it will be "later this year."

In the post, the 34-year-old Li also name-checks Nongfu Spring Baby Water, a new endorsement in her portfolio, and the Wuhan Open, the WTA tour event that will again be held in her birthplace during the season's so-called Asian swing after the U.S. Open.

For now, Paris is nigh, and Li will be among the spectators—at least via television.

"Hope you enjoy the upcoming Roland Garros, a tournament that has a very special place in my heart [smile emoji],” she wrote. “I will be watching!"

In related news, Kim Clijsters, 32, recently announced her own pregnancy. She is expecting baby No. 3. And 32-year-old Zheng Jie, Li's fellow Chinese star, gave birth to her first child in April. She announced the news on the Weibo platform.

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