Victoria Azarenka

A Band of Mothers March On At The US Open

WASHINGTON, September 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When the 2020 US Open began on Monday there were nine “mums” who began play in the women’s singles draw. By the end of the second round on Thursday, six of the nine […]

Azarenka Claims Western & Southern Open Title After Osaka Withdraws

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) By walkover, unseeded and 59th-ranked Victoria Azarenka won the Western & Southern Open women’s singles title for the second time on Saturday. Earlier, World No. 10 Naomi Osaka withdrew from the final due […]

Grigor Dimitrov: ‘I Just Have To Find A Way’

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Grigor Dimitrov is nothing if not candid and Sunday afternoon, the World No. 19 from Bulgaria opened up about his COVID-19 ordeal during a 17-minute virtual news conference with reporters. It came soon […]

Mertens And Sabalenka Win First Grand Slam Title At US Open

NEW YORK, September 8, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) An exceptional season of women’s doubles on American hardcourts culminated with the United States Open final, won by fourth seeds Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka over No. 8 seeds Victoria Azarenka and […]

Victoria Azarenka: Tennis is her job, not her life

International Blog – Michael Dickens When Victoria Azarenka gave birth to her son Leo in 2016, it changed her tennis landscape forever. She was hurled into a custody battle for her son that only now is being resolved in a […]

Muguruza Successfully Defends WTA Monterrey Title

MONTERREY, April 8, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Garbiñe Muguruza successfully defended her Abierto GNP Seguros hard court singles title in Monterrey, Mexico, on Sunday evening. However, the No. 2 seed’s first title win this year and seventh overall was anti-climatic […]

Former No. 1 Players Lead WTA Monterrey Draw

MONTERREY, April 3, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Three former World No.1 players – defending champion Garbiñe Muguruza, top seed Angelique Kerber and No. 5 seed Victoria Azarenka – were in action on Tuesday at the Abierto GNP Seguros, a WTA […]

Azarenka Joins All-Star Player Field At Wuhan Open

WUHAN, August 21, 2018 (Press Release) With one month to go before this year’s Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, organisers confirmed on Tuesday that two-time Australian Open and former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka is set to join the already spectacular player […]

Zverev And Azarenka Headline Day 3 At The Boodles

STOKE PARK, June 28, 2018 World no. 3 Alexander Zverev and two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka headlined the action on another gorgeous day at Stoke Park on Thursday. Former world no. 1 Victoria Azarenka was the first winner of […]