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#Victoria Azarenka

# victoria-azarenka - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash

Serena and Venus Williams were due to meet in the second round at the Foro Italico 21 years after their only other clash in Rome.

# victoria-azarenka - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.

# victoria-azarenka - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Victoria Azarenka hits umpire with a harsh one-liner during US Open row Burned This post contains videos

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Sharapova was accused of 'gamesmanship' by her opponent at Wimbledon today

The star will meet world number one Serena Williams in the semi-finals of the competition

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 20 January, 2014

Top seeds scattered to the wind as Aussie Open shocks keep coming

Maria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Grand Slam tournament today.

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 9 September, 2013

Serena Williams ‘feels the love’ on the way to another US Open

14 years after winning her first Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows, the American fought off Victoria Azarenka to take her fifth.

# victoria-azarenka - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

VIDEO: 2nd seed Azarenka out of Wimbledon after splits go horribly wrong Gotta Split This post contains videos

VIDEO: 2nd seed Azarenka out of Wimbledon after splits go horribly wrong

Steve Darcis, conqueror of Rafa Nadal, was also forced to pull out with a shoulder injury.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Victoria Azarenka goes all John McEnroe on a tennis umpire in Madrid LMFAO This post contains videos

Victoria Azarenka goes all John McEnroe on a tennis umpire in Madrid

“You’ve got to be kidding me!”

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Azarenka overcomes injury-hit Li Na to retain Australian Open title Tennis This post contains videos

Azarenka overcomes injury-hit Li Na to retain Australian Open title

The women’s singles final was packed with incident this morning.

# victoria-azarenka - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Azarenka row as Djokovic storms into final

The defending champion floored Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in an embarrassingly one-sided contest.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Bullet point briefing: what you missed on day 2 at the Australian Open

Serena rolls her ankle and Andy Murray begins his bid for back-to-back slams as we round up Tuesday’s action from Melbourne.

# victoria-azarenka - Friday 4 January, 2013

Victoria Azarenka blames 'bad pedicure' for withdrawal in Brisbane

“The doctor said it happens a lot. It’s never happened to me before,” she said.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Second best? Sharapova talks down rankings challenge

“I don’t like to think about what I can’t control in my destiny,” Sharapova said before the start of the WTA finals in Istanbul today.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Tennis: Sharapova, Azarenka set up final meeting in Beijing

Meanwhile, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will meet Novak Djokovic in the men’s event.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 8 September, 2012

VIDEO: Victoria Azarenka does LMFAO dance in tribute / celebration Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle This post contains videos

VIDEO: Victoria Azarenka does LMFAO dance in tribute / celebration

For once, Maria Sharapova wasn’t the centre of attention after yesterday’s semi-final.

# victoria-azarenka - Friday 7 September, 2012

US Open 2012: Azarenka to face Serena in final

The world number one defeated her opponent by a score of 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 earlier today.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Azarenka ousts Stosur to reach US Open semis

The 23-year-old top seed from Belarus won her match by a score of 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7/5).

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 1 September, 2012

US Open 2012: Roddick not ready to call it a career just yet

The American seems determined to go out with a bang in this year’s competition.

# victoria-azarenka - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

US Open round-up: Azarenka, Ferrer advance

There were also victories today for Li Na and Petra Kvitova.

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 9 July, 2012

Serena might have the title, but Victoria Azarenka regains number one ranking

Former world No 1 drops to third in the list after her fourth-round exit at the All England Club.

# victoria-azarenka - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Aces high as Serena reaches seventh Wimbledon final

The 30-year-old American claimed a 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) semi-final win and will on tackle third seeded Agnieszka Radwanska for the title.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Azarenka into Wimbledon semi-finals, Radwanksa makes history

The Belarus-born player will meet Serena Williams for a place in Saturday’s final.

# victoria-azarenka - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Cibulkova dumps Azarenka from French Open Ace

Cibulkova dumps Azarenka from French Open

Cibulkova, who fell just short of beating Azarenka in Miami earlier this year, got her sweet revenge as she triumphed 6-2 7-6 (7-4).

# victoria-azarenka - Friday 1 June, 2012

French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through

Some other big names didn’t have it so easy. Roger Federer was made to work for his win while womens third seed Agnieszka Radwanska has crashed out.

# victoria-azarenka - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open

The American registered 14 aces as she comprehensively beat Victoria Azarenka.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Blue clay leaves top seeds seeing red

Incensed by his quarter-final loss at the Madrid Open, world No1 Novak Djokovic joined Rafa Nadal in threatening a boycott of next year’s event.

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 30 April, 2012

Nadal nudges closer to Djokovic

The Spaniard captured his seventh Barcelona Open title to move within 3,000 ranking points of the world No1, while Maria Sharapova thumped Victoria Azarenka to move within sight of the top spot.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Federer and Nadal set for semi-final showdown

Wins over Juan Martin del Potro and David Nalbandian put the pair on course for their 29th head-to-head encounter. Maria Sharapova will take on world No1 Victoria Azarenka in the women’s final.

# victoria-azarenka - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Azarenka claims Australian Open women's title

The Belarusian beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0 in just over an hour in what was an anti-climactic final.

# victoria-azarenka - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

While you were sleeping: Federer, Clijsters book semi-final spots

Caroline Wozniacki will lose her position as world number one after she crashed out of the Australian Open against defending champion Kim Clijsters this morning.

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 9 January, 2012

Aces high: Djokovic and Wozniacki named as top seeds for Australian Open

The seedings have been announced for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season in Melbourne. Exciting.

# victoria-azarenka - Thursday 5 January, 2012

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YouTube Chart: because marriage isn't everybody's cup of tea

Zlatan’s dead happy that he made the cut this week. It’s been a while…

# victoria-azarenka - Monday 31 October, 2011

Kvitova clinches WTA Champs

The Wimbledon champion came from behind to claim the £1million first prize and second place in the world rankings. That, folks, is a productive Sunday.

The Morning Score: Bank Holiday Monday

It may be a bank holiday, but that doesn’t mean the world of sport stops turning. While you were having a lie-in, all this was hitting the back pages.

# victoria-azarenka - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Sharapova advances to meet Kvitova in Wimbledon final

21-year-old Czech beat Victoria Azarenka 6-1 3-6 6-2, while Sharapova made short work of Sabine Lisicki, winning 6-4 6-3.

Sharapova: Why I won't be underestimating the young guns

She might be the only Grand Slam winner left in the draw, but Maria Sharapova is taking nothing for granted. Find out why.

Meet the new powers of women’s tennis Newbies This post contains images

Meet the new powers of women’s tennis

It happens every single year. A handful of the most famous tennis players in the world get eliminated in the early stages of Wimbledon – and we’re left to figure out who the heck the remaining players are.