Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka cruises into Round Two of Madrid Open

Victoria Azarenka cruises into Round Two of Madrid Open

The Belarusian, who missed a large part of last season due to a custody battle over her son, kicked off her Madrid Open campaign with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Serbian Aleksandra Krunic in the first round.

May 07, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
Victoria Azarenka back in Europe after US custody battle

Victoria Azarenka back in Europe after US custody battle

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka is returning to compete in Europe after a custody battle over her son prevented her from leaving the United States.

Apr 30, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
Sloane Stephens rallies to overcome Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami Open final

Sloane Stephens rallies to overcome Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami Open final

Three-times champion Azarenka, playing as a wildcard in her second event after an eight-month absence because of a custody dispute involving her son, showed glimpses of the form that took her to the top of the rankings but ultimately ran out of gas against her 13th-seeded opponent.

Mar 30, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka advance to face off in Miami Open semis

Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka advance to face off in Miami Open semis

American Sloane Stephens needed just over an hour to cruise past Germany’s former world number one Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals for her first time on Tuesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka march into quarterfinals at Miami Open

Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka march into quarterfinals at Miami Open

Venus Williams upended defending champion Johanna Konta 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 on Monday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals while a dominant Victoria Azarenka also advanced with a straightforward win over Agnieszka Radwanska.

Mar 27, 2018, 09:14 AM IST
Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday, organisers said.

Jan 08, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Victoria Azarenka to miss ASB Classic in Auckland

Victoria Azarenka to miss ASB Classic in Auckland

The former world No. 1 has not played since Wimbledon in July because she cannot leave California until a dispute with her former partner over the custody of their son Leo is resolved.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka handed wildcard, amidst custody battle

Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka handed wildcard, amidst custody battle

Tournament director Craig Tiley said every assistance would be provided to the former Belarus world number one so she can compete at the Melbourne event where she has achieved her greatest success.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

Victoria Azarenka to miss Belarus' Fed Cup final with USA

The two-time Australian Open winner has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid custody fight over her son

Victoria Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid custody fight over her son

The 28-year-old said last week she would skip Flushing Meadows rather than be separated from her baby.

Aug 22, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
US Open 2017: Victoria Azarenka could miss season's final Grand Slam due to custody battle

US Open 2017: Victoria Azarenka could miss season's final Grand Slam due to custody battle

The 28-year-old, who reached the finals at the U.S. Open in 2012 and 2013, remains optimistic that legal arrangements can be worked out to allow her to compete shortly.

Aug 18, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson knocked out by former world number one Victoria Azarenka

Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson knocked out by former world number one Victoria Azarenka

Now ranked at 683 in the world, the Belarusian has just come back to the WTA Tour from pregnancy – having given birth in December – and was only playing in her fifth match upon her return.

Jul 07, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017, Women's Singles Preview: Victoria Azarenka to take on Heather Watson for third round match at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017, Women's Singles Preview: Victoria Azarenka to take on Heather Watson for third round match at All England Club

Former world number one Azarenka, who returned to action last month after giving birth to son Leo in December, is off to a fine start at Wimbledon, her first grand slam appearance since the 2016 French Open.

Jul 07, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal take Centre Court in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon order of play on the show courts at the All England Club on Wednesday, the third day of the 2017 championships (x denotes seeding):

Jul 05, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
2017 Wimbledon: Victoria Azarenka takes baby steps on return to All England Club

2017 Wimbledon: Victoria Azarenka takes baby steps on return to All England Club

Azarenka, who reached the semi-finals at the All England Club in 2011 and 2012, came from behind to beat 18-year-old CiCi Bellis of the United States, the world number 40, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 on Court One.

Jul 04, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal aim to bury doubts as action begins at All England Club today

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal aim to bury doubts as action begins at All England Club today

Top seed and world number one Murray opens proceedings on Centre Court insisting a hip problem will not prevent him from dispatching Kazakh lucky loser Alexander Bublik.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka's return cut short in Mallorca Open by Croatia's Ana Konjuh

Victoria Azarenka's return cut short in Mallorca Open by Croatia's Ana Konjuh

Konjuh, 19, dominated from the start and Azarenka had no answer to the depth and power of her opponent.

Jun 23, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka relishing future 'battle of mums' with Serena Williams

Victoria Azarenka relishing future 'battle of mums' with Serena Williams

Azarenka, 27, has always been one of the most ferocious competitors on the women's circuit.

Jun 20, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

After one-year break, Victoria Azarenka ready for 'new part of career'

Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 Australian Open champion, gave birth to Leo in December last year.

Jun 19, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Victoria Azarenka hastens to tennis court after son's birth, wants to play Wimbledon

Victoria Azarenka hastens to tennis court after son's birth, wants to play Wimbledon

Azarenka announced in April that she would return to the court in August at the Stanford tournament, but the two-time Australian Open champion has decided to speed up her return.

May 23, 2017, 08:54 AM IST