March 31, 2010

Information about Victoria Azarenka

Personal facts

About her

  • Tennis player
  • Born July 31, 1989
  • Minsk, USSR (now Belarus)
  • 1.80 m (5 feet 10 inches)
  • 60 kg (132 pounds)

Family

  • Parents: Alla and Fedor Azarenka
  • Sibling: one brother

Accomplishments

Victories in singles

  • Winner in Brisbane, Australia by beating Marion Bartoli: 2009.
  • Winner in Memphis, United States by beating Caroline Wozniacki: 2009.
  • Winner in Miami, United States by beating Serena Williams: 2009.
  • Winner in Pétange, Luxembourg (ITF) by beating Viktoriya Kutuzova: 2005.

Victories in doubles

  • Winner with her Danish partner Caroline Wozniacki in Memphis, United States: 2009.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Vera Zvonareva in Indian Wells, United States: 2009.
  • Winner with her Belarusian partner Tatiana Poutchek in Las Vegas, United States (ITF): 2007.
  • Winner with her Belarusian partner Tatiana Poutchek in Tashkent, Uzbekistan: 2006.
  • Winner with her Belarusian partner Tatiana Poutchek in Tuscon, United States (ITF): 2005.
  • Winner with her Belarusian partner Vohla Havartsova in Ramat HaSharon, Israel (ITF): 2003.

Victories in mixed doubles

  • Winner with American partner Bob Bryan at Roland-Garros in Paris, France: 2008.
  • Winner with Belarusian partner Max Mirnyi at the US Open in New York, United States: 2007.

Olympic Games

  • She participated in one Olympic Games in Beijing, China (2008) by representing Belarus.

Fed Cup

  • She participated three times in Fed Cup (2005, 2007 and 2009) by representing Belarus.

Tennis facts

Plays

  • Right-handed
  • Two-handed backhand

World ranking

  • During the interview (August 18, 2009), she was ranked 8th in the world in singles according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
  • Her best WTA world ranking in singles is the 6th place on October 26, 2009.