Victoria Azarenka: “Being No. 1 Is A Difficult Job”
by Tom Gainey | May 30th, 2012, 10:12 am

Following a first round scare in which she was just five points from defeat, top seed Victoria Azarenka got back on track beating young German qualifier Dinah Pfizenmaier 61, 61.

Azarenka afterward talked about the difficulty of being the No. 1 player in the world.

“Being No. 1 is a difficult job, because everybody want to catch you, everybody want to move you from the spot,” Azarenka said. “You have to work like No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 100. You still have to put in a lot of work. Nothing is going to come easy just because you’re No. 1. You actually have more people trying to more people motivated trying to beat you.”

Azarenka will next play an old junior foe, Canadian Alexandra Wozniacki in the third round Friday.

Also Check Out:
Victoria Azarenka Sounds Mentally And Physically Exhausted
Victoria Azarenka Withdraws From Washington
Victoria Azarenka Has Withdrawn From Doha
Let Victoria Azarenka Give You A Tour Of The Dubai Tennis Stadium [Video]
Victoria Azarenka Get’s Ridiculous In Boyfriend Redfoo’s New Music Video

Don't miss any tennis action, stay connected with Tennis-X

Get Tennis-X news FREE in your inbox every day

2 Comments for Victoria Azarenka: “Being No. 1 Is A Difficult Job”

Kimberly Says:

Poor girl, it ain’t easy at the top. Well I can think of a lot harder things in life than being number one in the best sport ever

Gregoire Gentil Says:

Not “Canadian Alexandra Wozniacki” but Wozniack…

Top story: Dizzy Bouchard Retires In Beijing, Djokovic, Nadal Play Tuesday; Nishikori Wins Tokyo Opener
Most Recent story: WTA Names Steve Simon New CEO Replacing Stacey Allaster
  • Recent Comments
ATP - Oct 05 WTA - Oct 05
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Simona Halep
3 Andy Murray3 Maria Sharapova
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Garbine Muguruza Blanco
6 Kei Nishikori6 Lucie Safarova
7 David Ferrer7 Flavia Pennetta
8 Rafael Nadal8 Agnieszka Radwanska
9 Milos Raonic9 Karolina Pliskova
10 Gilles Simon10 Angelique Kerber
More: Tennis T-Shirts | Tennis Shop | Live Tennis Scores | Headlines

Copyright © 2003-2015 All rights reserved.
This website is an independently operated source of news and information and is not affiliated with any professional organizations.