Found May 24, 2013 on Fox Sports:
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By HAROLD HECKLE Associated Press Victoria Azarenka used to create the impression on court she was contending with more than an opponent. There seemed to be demons at play as well. Consider her fourth-round meltdown against Nadia Petrova at Wimbledon in 2009. She began mimicking her own movements before sarcastically shaking a linesperson's hand and telling the chair umpire, ''You guys have so much power to ruin the whole match.'' She is now a more focused two-time Grand Slam tournament winner and awaiting the clay courts at Roland Garros, where last year she lost her No. 1 ranking to eventual champion Maria Sharapova. ''The main goal for me is the French Open,'' she told The Associated Press. Azarenka is the first to acknowledge she can still cause herself problems - like losing her temper, especially when her serve is off. She says her turnaround began at the 2011 Australia Open. Azarenka, seeded eighth, lost to event...

Azarenka, Sharapova in French semis

Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka became the first woman representing Belarus to reach the semifinals of the French Open by defeating Maria Kirilenko of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday. The two-time Australian Open champ won five straight points to lead 6-1 in the tiebreaker before hitting a backhand crosscourt winner to take the first set. Kirilenko, who has never advanced past...
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