Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka became the first woman representing Belarus to reach the semifinals of the French Open, defeating Maria Kirilenko of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday.
The two-time Australian Open champion won five straight points to lead 6-1 in the tiebreaker before hitting a backhand winner to take the first set.
Kirilenko, who never went beyond the quarterfinals...
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...
(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...
TAKE IT EASY
Victoria Azarenka was none too happy during her match at the Madrid Open.Seen here is the Belarusian tennis player smashing her racket into the ground after misplaying a ball. Just look at the anger she takes out on that poor piece of sports equipment.Then, she proceeds to engage in a heated exchange with the umpire because she allegedly said a "bad word" earlier in the match.
Victoria Azarenka lost her temper, broke her racket and argued with the chair umpire in an exit Wednesday from the Madrid Open, where she's been runner-up the past two years.
Losing to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the second round ended Azarenka's 18-match winning streak to start the season.
Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal spoiled Benoit Paire's 24th birthday...
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May 07, 2013
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Victoria Azarenka captures her second Slam at the 2013 Australian Open January 26, 2013 — In a match that saw plenty of drama and shifts in momentum as quick as you can blink, Victoria Azarenka walked away victorious once again at the Australian Open defeating Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 for her second Slam title. Unsteady play, two medical timeouts for Li (including one for a possible...
Victoria Azarenka beat Sloane Stephens in the semifinals of the Australian Open on Thursday in Melbourne, but she used some highly questionable tactics in the process. Azarenka blew five match points while she was serving up 5-3 in the second set against Stephens. During the side change, Azarenka called the trainer and doctor over and pointed at her chest a few times. Not only was...
Victoria Azarenka is the No. 1 women’s tennis player in the world, and she is dating LMFAO DJ/singer Redfoo. The two appear to have been dating since around September, which is when Redfoo was spotted cheering her on at the US Open. Since then, he has traveled to watch her play in other tournaments, including the Australian Open:
That was Redfoo aka Stefan Kendal Gordy watching...
“I’m sexy and I know it”, is what Victoria Azarenka is telling new boyfriend Redfoo from world famous LMFAO. Azarenka is one of the top-ranked women’s tennis players in the world. Redfoo (Stefan Gordy, Barry Gordy’s son) was first spotted with Azarenka during the 2012 US Open. The LMFAO star sat in with her during … Continue reading »
Victoria Azarenka, the world's current No. 1 women's tennis player, is apparently dating Redfoo, one-half of the hit-making music duo LMFAO.