Victoria Azarenka

Height / weight 1.8 m / 67 kg
Born Jul 31, 1989
Nationality Belarus Belarus
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Vika

Victoria Azarenka is a former World No.1 in women’s tennis. She has three Grand Slam titles, one for women’s singles and two in mixed doubles. She has made it to the finals of the US Open three times. She has also made it to the finals of doubles and mixed doubles events six times.

Player Profile

Victória Fyódarauna Azárenka was born in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union on July 31, 1989. She currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida in the United States but she continues to represent Belarus when playing tennis. She moved to the United States when she was 15 in order to focus on her tennis.

She is coached by Maxime Tchoutakian. Since she turned pro in 2003, she has earned $34,481,533 and is 6th in all-time rankings in earrings.

Career

As a junior player, she won two girls’ singles titles the Australian Open and the US Open titles in 2005. She also won four doubles titles, Wimbledon in 2004 and the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon again in 2005. She was partnered with Ágnes Szávay for her Roland Garros and Wimbledon wins.

In 2006, she debuted as a singles and mixed doubles player in the Grand Slams. That year, she made it as far as the third round of the US Open women’s singles and the second round of the US Open mixed doubles. The following year, she made it to her first mixed doubles Grand Slam finals at the Aussie Open. A few months later, she won the US Open mixed doubles event. In 2008, she won the French Open mixed doubles event.

Also in 2008, she was in the finals of the Aussie Open and the quarters of the French Open and Wimbledon women’s doubles. In 2009, she was in the finals of women’s doubles at Roland Garros.

2012 and 2013 were great years for her as a singles player. She made back-to-back wins at the Australian Open women’s singles draw. In those years, she also had back-to-back final-round finishes at the US Open.

Between 2016 and 2017, she suffered from an injury that led her to go into hiatus. She also gave birth during this time. In 2018, she reached the finals of the Wimbledon mixed doubles draw. The following year, she was in the finals of the US Open women’s doubles. In 2020, she again reached the finals, this time for the US Open women’s singles.

In 2022, she made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open women’s singles draw and the third round at Roland Garros. She did not play in Wimbledon because of the All-England Club’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 1 (January30, 2012)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 26 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - W (2012, 2013)
  • French Open - SF (2013)
  • Wimbledon - SF (2011, 2012)
  • US Open - F (2012, 2013, 2020)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - F (2011)
  • Olympic Games - Bronze (2012)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 7 (July 7,2008)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 238 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - F (2008, 2011)
  • French Open - F (2009)
  • Wimbledon - QF (2008)
  • US Open - F (2019)

Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - F (2007)
  • French Open - W (2008)
  • Wimbledon - F (2018)
  • US Open - W (2007)

Other Mixed Doubles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - W (2012)

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    angel

    i want to b like u you are my role mdel and inspiration i m also a tennis player in 9th std

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    angel

    vika u greattttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt

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