Victoria Azarenka

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 […]

French Open: Nadal In Full Control, Schmiedlova Upsets Azarenka

STARNBERG/PARIS, September 30, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) As reported earlier today, Wednesday’s Day 4 at Roland Garros was overshadowed by the withdrawal of 23-time major singles champion Serena Williams. The 39-year-old American was set to face Bulgarian veteran Tsvetana Pironkova in the second match on […]

Vika 2.0 Is Spectacular In Top 5 Win Against Kenin

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It doesn’t matter that less than a week ago Victoria Azarenka was playing in the final of a major while quarantined in “the bubble” in New York. She’s arrived in Rome and has […]

Osaka And Azarenka Deliver A Compelling US Open Final

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s US Open women’s singles final will be remembered for having the smallest crowd gathered for a title match in the world’s largest tennis venue. Blame it on the coronavirus pandemic, which shut […]

Naomi And Vika: Plenty Of Wisdom In Their Words

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) There’s a lot wisdom and personality – and plenty of heart and soul – that comes from watching Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka, this year’s US Open women’s singles finalists, give their virtual press […]