Victoria Azarenka

Badosa Wins Historic Indian Wells Final Over Azarenka

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Regardless of who won Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open women’s singles title match, between two-time champion Victoria Azarenka and first-time WTA 1000 finalist Paula Badosa, it was going to be historic. In Badosa’s […]

Azarenka Prepping For Wimbledon By Playing In Germany

BAD HOMBURG/WASHINGTON, June 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It took Victoria Azarenka a little bit longer to get warmed up than expected – and then rain interrupted play at the WTA 250-series Bad Homburg Open presented by Engel & Völkers […]

Azarenka Wins Clash Of Grand Slam Titans In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday afternoon’s featured match at the Miami Open presented by Itaú resembled a blast from the past involving Victoria Azarenka and Angelique Kerber, both seeded this week in the WTA 1000 event, who happen […]

Fighting Pain, Azarenka Wills Way To Doha Win

DOHA/WASHINGTON, March 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Victoria Azarenka remained undefeated (4-0) against World No. 5 and top seed Elina Svitolina, but this time it wasn’t easy. The two-time Doha champion fought through physical pain in her back the entire […]

Qatar Total Open Wild Cards Announced

DOHA, February 22, 2021 (QTA Press Release) With one week to the Qatar Total Open 2021, the numbers of stars confirmed for the WTA Tour Premier event has continued to grow with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur, the first Arab woman to […]

Vika: From Interviewee To Interviewer On ‘Think About It’

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Former World No. 1 and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has launched a new podcast series, Think About It, through the WTA and Tennis Channel. The six-episode series features “intimate and honest conversations with inspiring guests” dealing with […]

In Strict Quarantine: An Open Letter From Vika

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka is among 72 players who are in a strict quarantine after arriving in Melbourne on three flights that included COVID-19 positive passengers. The World No. 13 from […]

All-Belarusian Final At Ostrava Was All Sabalenka

WASHINGTON/OSTRAVA, October 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka, the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds respectively in this week’s WTA Premier J&T Banka Ostrava Open, battled inside cavernous Ostravar Arena Sunday in the second-to-last singles title match of the […]

Azarenka Reaches Ostrava Final With A Sense Of Purpose

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) All week, Victoria Azarenka has played inspiring tennis with a sense of purpose. Her clarity and maturity have been unmistakable, but let’s not forget, she’s also having fun. Both on and off the […]