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Victoria Azarenka Biography

Victoria Azarenka is a Belarussian professional tennis player who is the current World No. 1. She become the first Belarussian player to win a Grand Slam in singles after her victory at the 2012 Australian Open. Defending her Australian Open crown in 2013, winning the singles bronze medal and mixed doubles gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles - the 2007 US Open and the 2008 French Open - are a few other bright feathers in her illustrious hat. Azarenka debuted on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior tour in November 2003 in Israel, and emerged with a doubles title to her credit. In 2005, she won two junior Grand Slams: the Australian and US championships. She ended the season as the junior world no. 1 and was named the 2005 World Champion by the ITF. In 2007 she captured the US Open mixed doubles title along with Max Mirnyi. The following year she teamed with American Bob Bryan to win the mixed doubles title at the French Open. Azarenka began the year 2009 with a victory at the Brisbane International which was her first WTA career title. Her next big break came at the 2009 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, where she defeated Serena Williams in the final to claim the title. In 2012, Azarenka recorded her first Grand Slam singles title and became the world no. 1 in the same match. At the 2013 Australian Open, she faced Li Na in the final and defeated her, thus retaining her World No. 1 rank.

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Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka fights her way into the fourth round
Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka fights her way into the fourth round
This was just Azarenka's fifth match since her comeback.
Wimbledon 2017: Listen to Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Victoria Azarenka in Day 3 Review
Wimbledon 2017: Listen to Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Victoria Azarenka in Day 3 Review
Hear from Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Victoria Azarenka and others at the end of Day 3.
Mallorca Open: Victoria Azarenka saves three match points for comeback win
Mallorca Open: Victoria Azarenka saves three match points for comeback win
This was Azarenka's first competitive match since the 2016 French Open.
VIDEO: Victoria Azarenka has kind words for Serena Williams after pregnancy announcement
VIDEO: Victoria Azarenka has kind words for Serena Williams after pregnancy announcement
Azarenka makes a return to tennis seven months after the birth of her son, Leo.
Victoria Azarenka to make her comeback at Stanford in July
Victoria Azarenka to make her comeback at Stanford in July
Azarenka had won the event in 2010.
10 tennis players who have completed the Sunshine Double
10 tennis players who have completed the Sunshine Double
Here is a list of players who have completed the Sunshine Double, ie winning Indian Wells and Miami in the same year.
Victoria Azarenka confirms plans for comeback during the 2017 US Open Series
Victoria Azarenka confirms plans for comeback during the 2017 US Open Series
Azarenka gave birth to her son three months ago.
What have your favourite tennis stars been up to online? The Stars on Social 14 Dec - 21 Dec
What have your favourite tennis stars been up to online? The Stars on Social 14 Dec - 21 Dec
Catch up with your favourite tennis stars as they celebrate the holiday - and the off-season!
Victoria Azarenka gives birth to baby boy, announces news on Twitter
Victoria Azarenka gives birth to baby boy, announces news on Twitter
The Belarusian former World No. 1 gave birth this morning.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal confirmed for 2017 Australian Open
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal confirmed for 2017 Australian Open
Federer and Nadal are two of 198 players from the world's top 200 confirmed for the 2017 Australian Open.
Serena eyeing WTA Finals return in Singapore
Serena eyeing WTA Finals return in Singapore
Top 10 Moments of Angelique Kerber in 2016!
Top 10 Moments of Angelique Kerber in 2016!
The best moments from an amazing calendar year for the German!
5 World No.1 players who have never won the US Open
5 World No.1 players who have never won the US Open
These players have made it to the top of the rankings but haven't been able to clinch a US Open title
Victoria Azarenka announces that she is pregnant, vows to return stronger
Victoria Azarenka announces that she is pregnant, vows to return stronger
The World No. 6 will miss out on professional tennis for the remainder of the year, but isn't giving up on the sport just yet.
Victoria Azarenka ruled out of Wimbledon with knee injury
Victoria Azarenka ruled out of Wimbledon with knee injury
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros – Karin Knapp of Italy vs Victoria Azarenka of Belarus – Paris, France – 24/05/16. ...
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