Victoria Azarenka

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Mar 15th, 2013
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Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-4 6-2 as he continued his impressive come back from a knee injury by reaching the Indian Wells semi-finals in California. Hampered by a back problem, Federer saved a break point but Nadal broke to move 4-3 ahead as he won the first set. Federer broke Nadal for the fi...
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Jan 26th, 2013
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A final low on quality but high on drama was claimed by the Belarusian 4-6 6-4 6-3 as Li’s hopes of becoming the first Asian player to win in Melbourne were dashed. Twice the Chinese had to call for the trainer – the first time after going over on her ankle midway through the second [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2012
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Pre-tournament favourite Serena Williams claimed the fourth US Open singles title of her career at the expense of world number one Victoria Azarenka this evening. It looked as though Williams was going to live up to her billing when she eased to the opening set with two breaks of Azarenka’s ser...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 8th, 2012
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Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka stormed into the final of the US Open with crushing victories in yesterday’s semis to set up a classic showdown between the greatest player of her generation and the current world number one. Williams was at her ruthless best as she demolished Italian Sara ...
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Melbourne-born Laura Robson has ended Kim Clijsters’ hopes of ending her career with another US Open title defeating the Belgian 7-6, 7-6 in the second round at Flushing Meadows. The defeat ended Clijsters’ 22-game winning streak in New York after she did not appear at the 2011 tournament...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2012
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Serena Williams won her first Olympic tennis women’s singles gold on Saturday with a 6-0 6-1 demolition of Russia’s Maria Sharapova on Wimbledon’s Centre Court. The unstoppable American, who dropped just 16 games in her five singles matches en route to the final, has now completed t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2012
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WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND Serena Williams wins with so much more than serving, of course. Her groundstrokes are as intimidating as they come. Superb speed and anticipation fuel her court-covering defence. Her returns are more than solid, too. When that serve is on target, though, it sure is something specia...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 29th, 2012
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Fifth seed Serena Williams takes on French outsider Virginie Razzano on Tuesday in her opening match at this year’s French Open, and any outcome other than a comfortable win for the American would constitute a huge upset. Serena Williams is back, big time, and woe betide any opponent who underestimat...