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August 17th, 2017

Victoria Azarenka Details Custody Battle Over Baby That May Keep Her Out Of US Open

Victoria Azarenka may have to choose: US Open or be with her baby.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:49 pm in US Open | 7 Comments »

August 11th, 2017

Former Champions Cilic, Azarenka Withdraw From Cincinnati

Two former champions are out of Cincinnati.

Posted by Special @ 2:34 pm in Cincinnati, US Open | 2 Comments »

July 9th, 2017

Federer v Dimitrov, Raonic v Zverev; Azarenka v Halep; Wimbledon Monday Picks And Pans

The so-called “Best Day in Tennis” takes place Monday at Wimbledon. While the schedule is loaded with all 32 players left in the men’s and women’s draws, it can be the most “Annoying Day in Tennis” because you can’t possibly watch everything! And there’s a lot to see. And instead of just men, I’ll just [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:08 pm in Wimbledon | 209 Comments »

July 7th, 2017

Venus Wins, to Face Upset-Maker Konjuh; Kerber On Court Saturday at Wimbledon

On facing Halep, who she is 2-1 career against, Azarenka said, “It doesn’t really matter to me who is on the other side. I always treat my matches, you know, and every opponent I respect the same way, but it is good for me to play against her.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:10 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 5th, 2017

Kvitova Ousted, Ants Invade Wimbledon; Seeds to be Tested Thursday

“I definitely have taken home a few both in my belly and in my bags,” said Konta of the ant invasion Wednesday. “I’m pretty sure I [swallowed a few].”

Posted by Staff @ 10:13 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Some Tears, Lower-Seeded Upsets Monday in Wimbledon Women’s Play

On the upset tip were German Carina Witthoeft outlasting No. 26 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3, 5-7, 8-6, and Czech Kristyna Pliskova, twin sister of the current world No. 2, defeating No. 31 Roberta Vinci 7-6(6), 6-2.

Posted by Staff @ 5:06 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | Comments Off

July 2nd, 2017

Former Champions Venus, Kvitova And French Open Winner Ostapenko Monday At Wimbledon

Amid controversy, 5-time champion Venus Williams opens her Wimbledon campaign Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:43 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

June 22nd, 2017

Svitolina Exits Birmingham With Achilles Injury, Wimbledon In Doubt; Konta Upset

Victoria Azarenka’s comeback event ended Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 4:02 pm in Grass season | 1 Comment »

June 18th, 2017

Kerber, Azarenka, Kvitova This Week at Birmingham, Mallorca; WTA Previews

Victoria Azarenka returns to the tour after giving birth to her son, Leo, and Sabine Lisicki also makes her 2017 debut after a shoulder injury suffered last November…

Posted by Staff @ 12:44 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

May 22nd, 2017

Victoria Azarenka Will Play Wimbledon!

Victoria Azarenka announced she plans to play the grass season. It’s going to be louder at Wimbledon!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:15 am in Grass season | 3 Comments »

December 20th, 2016

Victoria Azarenka Announces Birth Of Baby Boy

Victoria Azarenka is now a mom!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:20 am in 2017 Season | 5 Comments »

December 9th, 2016

Pregnant Victoria Azarenka Says She’ll Return To Tennis Pretty Soon [Video]

Victoria Azarenka misses tennis and vows to return after she gives birth.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:49 pm in Videos | 22 Comments »

July 15th, 2016

Victoria Azarenka Announces She’s Pregnant, So Who’s The Boyfriend?

Victoria Azarenka won’t be back on the tennis circuit this season.

Posted by Staff @ 2:00 pm in Romance | 19 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Victoria Azarenka Retires From French Open With Right Knee Injury

A right knee injury ended Victoria Azarenka’s French Open, further clearing the path for Serena Williams/

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:59 pm in French Open | 3 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Serena Williams Wins, Watches Path Get Easier at French Open; Angelique Kerber Out

“But I started to feel a sharp pain in my right knee. I’ve had an injury there before, a while ago, but it hasn’t been a problem until today. At first it was on and off and I was able to win the tiebreak, but then it got worse as the match went on, and unfortunately there was nothing I could do.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:54 pm in French Open | Comments Off