Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/19/13

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Victoria Azarenka of Belaru plays a forehand in her third round match against Tathiana Garbin of Italy during day six of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Victoria Azarenka is taking the tennis world by storm. The 24-year-old, who has held the world No. 1 ranking before, is the defending champ of the Australian Open two years running. She also went to the semifinals of Wimbledon in back-to-back years, in 2011 and 2012, and made it to the final of the French Open this year and the U.S. Open last year. Azarenka can also holds her own in doubles. She’s won big matches with many different playing partners, including Caroline Wozniacki, Elina Vesnina, Tatiana Poutchek, Shahar Pe’er, Bob Bryan, Vera Zavonareva, Maria Kirilenko and Max Mirnyi. She also happens to be dating Redfoo of LMFAO. The couple celebrated her birthday together earlier this summer, and he can be spotted at many of her matches. Click here to see photos of Victoria Azarenka>> Filed under: Entertainment, Headlines, NESN Staff, Photo Gallery, Tennis
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