Victoria Azarenka

Australian Open: At 34, Azarenka Says ‘Why Not Keep Going?’

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 22, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Victoria Azarenka is the sixth player in the Open Era to win 50 women’s singles matches at the Australian Open, after Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Lindsay Davenport and Martina Hingis. The […]

At 33, Azarenka Still Loves The Competition, Still Loves The Game

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka has only played a handful of matches since the French Open. That’s because the former World No. 1 from Belarus was banned from participating in this year’s […]

Is A Third Australian Open Title In the Mix For Azarenka?

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 21, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Make no mistake, Victoria Azarenka came to play. After her lopsided 6-0, 6-2 third-round victory over Elina Svitolina that was over in a mere 67 minutes, is a third Australian Open title in […]

Badosa Wins Historic Indian Wells Final Over Azarenka

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Regardless of who won Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open women’s singles title match, between two-time champion Victoria Azarenka and first-time WTA 1000 finalist Paula Badosa, it was going to be historic. In Badosa’s […]

Azarenka Prepping For Wimbledon By Playing In Germany

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It took Victoria Azarenka a little bit longer to get warmed up than expected – and then rain interrupted play at the WTA 250-series Bad Homburg Open presented by Engel & Völkers […]

Azarenka Wins Clash Of Grand Slam Titans In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday afternoon’s featured match at the Miami Open presented by Itaú resembled a blast from the past involving Victoria Azarenka and Angelique Kerber, both seeded this week in the WTA 1000 event, who happen […]

Fighting Pain, Azarenka Wills Way To Doha Win

DOHA/WASHINGTON, March 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Victoria Azarenka remained undefeated (4-0) against World No. 5 and top seed Elina Svitolina, but this time it wasn’t easy. The two-time Doha champion fought through physical pain in her back the entire […]

Qatar Total Open Wild Cards Announced

DOHA, February 22, 2021 (QTA Press Release) With one week to the Qatar Total Open 2021, the numbers of stars confirmed for the WTA Tour Premier event has continued to grow with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur, the first Arab woman to […]