KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Two-time Miami Open champion Victoria Azarenka easily advanced to the second round Wednesday, beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-1, 6-3.
The 36th-ranked Azarenka, the 2009 and 2011 winner from Belarus, is playing in Miami for the first time since 2012. She missed the 2013 tournament with a right ankle injury and sat out last year with a left foot injury...
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6 days ago
Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.
Sharapova hit 23 winners, one more than Azarenka, and had 10 fewer unforced errors than Azarenka's 37 to even their all-time series at seven wins apiece.
Azarenka fought off four match points on her serve in the...
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15 days ago
The Australian Open isn’t just the first major tournament (the first important event) of the tennis calendar. It is the one major tournament which exists far removed from the other three.
The Australian Open really does exist on an island, an appropriate reality for a country which is in fact geographically isolated from other continents. Plunked in late January, the so-called...
Victoria Azarenka singing happy birthday is brutally painful. Here's video proof.
Oh no! Victoria Azarenka announced today that she will miss Roland Garros due to a persistent foot injury.
"Unfortunately I will not be able to compete in Roland Garros this year. Working hard on my recovery & getting back on the court," she said on Twitter and Facebook.
Vika hasn't played since Indian Wells, and while we are excited about Roland Garros which starts this Sunday...
Victoria Azarenka posted this picture to her Instagram and Twitter accounts today... and that is a mighty big ring on her ring finger. Could it be that she is engaged to the man we all love to hate, Redfoo?
I'm not sure. It kind of looks like an engagement ring and it kind of doesn't. It'd also be a pretty weird way to announce your engagement, but she must have been aware of how...
Victoria Azarenka's tumultuous reign as the Australian Open's two-time champion ended Wednesday with a lot of shouting from her and some boos from the crowd.
Australian fans love their champions but dislike bad sportsmanship, and Azarenka has not been able to shake the notion that she committed the sin a year ago with a questionably timed medical timeout.
In 2013, the crowd...
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January 22, 2014
Victoria Azarenka defeated Sloane Stephens in straight sets in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Though her easy win was quite impressive, it’s not what we want to focus on. After her match, Vika did an interview with 7 Sports that was televised on […]