Victoria Azarenka

Birth Day July 31st, 1989
Birth Place Minsk
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Leo

About Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka is a highly accomplished Belarusian professional tennis player. She has held the world No. 1 ranking in singles and finished as the year-end No. 1 in 2012, accumulating a total of 51 weeks at the top spot. With an impressive record, he has secured 21 WTA singles titles, including two Grand Slam singles championships at the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, making her the first Belarusian player to achieve such a feat. She has also reached the final of the US Open three times and won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In addition to her singles success, Azarenka has won 10 WTA doubles titles, including Grand Slam victories in mixed doubles at the US Open and the French Open. Her remarkable career has solidified her status as one of the most accomplished tennis players in the world. She is currently coached by Maxime Tchoutakian since October 2021. She has an impressive career record in singles, with 21 titles and a career win percentage of 71.4%. She reached the pinnacle of the sport, holding the world's No. 1 ranking on 30 January 2012. As of 3 July 2023, she is ranked No. 20 in singles. In doubles, Azarenka has achieved notable success as well, winning 10 titles and maintaining a win percentage of 71.9%. Her highest doubles ranking was No. 7 on 7 July 2008, and as of 12 June 2023, she is ranked No. 53 in doubles. 

Victoria Azarenka Early Life & Family

Victoria Azarenka, born on July 31, 1989, is a professional tennis player from Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union. Her parents are Alla and Fyodor Azarenka, and she has a sibling named Max Azarenka. With Belarusian nationality, her ethnicity includes Belarusian, Russian, English, French, and Ukrainian. Currently 33 years old, she falls under the zodiac sign of Leo. Azarenka's tennis journey began at the age of 7 when her mother gave her a racket and encouraged her to hit a ball against a wall. 

At 15, she moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, to pursue training and education. Azarenka attended the Belarusian State University of Physical Training.

Belarusian professional tennis player, Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka Tennis Career

  • Victoria Azarenka made her debut on the ITF Junior Circuit in November 2003, winning a doubles title with Olga Govortsova in Israel.
  • In the girls' competition at Wimbledon, Azarenka reached the semifinals but was ultimately defeated by Ana Ivanovic, despite having two match points in the third set.
  • In 2004, she continued to participate in ITF tournaments and ended the season with a singles rank of 508 on the WTA Tour.
  • The year 2005 proved to be successful for Azarenka as she won two junior Grand Slams: the Australian Championships (she would later win the senior competition in 2012 and 2013) and the US Championships.
  • She finished the year as the junior world No. 1 and was named the 2005 World Champion by the ITF, becoming the first Belarusian to achieve this honor.
  • In Guangzhou, China, Azarenka reached her first semifinal on the main tour after progressing from the qualifying draw, defeating Martina Suchá and Peng Shuai before falling to the eventual champion Yan Zi.
  • Her Junior Slam results include winning the Australian Open in 2005 and the US Open in the same year, as well as reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon in 2004 and 2005.
  • In February 2006, she achieved her first victory over a top-20 player, Nicole Vaidišová, in Memphis.
  • Later that year, she defeated Jelena Janković, a top-30 player, at the Miami tournament.
  • During the clay-court season, Azarenka pushed Anastasia Myskina, the 2004 French Open champion, to a third set in Rome.
  • At Roland Garros, she took clay-court specialist Anabel Medina Garrigues to a close 9-7 score in the third set in the first round.
  • In the 2006 Wimbledon Championships, Azarenka faced a loss in the first round to Agnieszka Radwańska, who was the Junior Wimbledon and Junior French Open Champion of 2005 and 2006.
  • At the 2006 US Open, Azarenka secured her first victory over Myskina in the first round and reached her best result in a Grand Slam event to that date by making it to the third round, where she lost to Anna Chakvetadze.
  • In her subsequent tournament, she reached the semifinals in Tashkent, her second pro-level semifinal, but was defeated by Sun Tiantian.
  • Azarenka concluded the year by reaching the final of an ITF event in Pittsburgh, where she lost to Canadian player Aleksandra Wozniak.
  • Starting the year as the world No. 96, Azarenka competed in two tournaments in Australia. She reached the third round of the Australian Open for the second time in a Grand Slam singles tournament, but fell to Jelena Janković, ranked No. 11. 
  • Karin Knapp upset her in the first round of the French Open, and at Wimbledon, she was defeated in the third round by 14th-seeded Nicole Vaidišová. 
  • However, at the US Open, she caused an upset by defeating former world No. 1 Martina Hingis in the third round before being eliminated by Svetlana Kuznetsova in the fourth round. She also clinched the mixed doubles title alongside Max Mirnyi. 
  • In Moscow, at the Tier I Kremlin Cup, she defeated world No. 4 Maria Sharapova in the second round but lost to Elena Dementieva in the quarterfinals. 
  • Additionally, she reached the final in doubles with Tatiana Poutchek but was defeated by Liezel Huber and Cara Black. These performances resulted in career-high rankings of world No. 27 in singles and world No. 29 in doubles for her. 
  • Azarenka kicked off the year at the Australian Women's Hardcourts tournament, where she made it to the semifinals as an unseeded player and secured a victory over fifth-seeded Shahar Pe'er. 
  • Although she lost in the final to Li Na, her performance elevated her ranking to a career-best world No. 25. At the Australian Open, she was seeded 26th and reached the third round before being eliminated by Serena Williams. 
  • In doubles, Azarenka and Pe'er reached the finals but lost to the Bondarenko sisters. She had a strong clay court season, reaching the quarterfinals in Rome and the semifinals in Berlin, and advanced to the fourth round of the French Open. 
  • Additionally, she won the mixed doubles title with Bob Bryan. At Wimbledon, she reached the third round in singles but was defeated by Nadia Petrova. 
  • In doubles, she and Pe'er made it to the quarterfinals. Azarenka also participated in the Olympic tennis tournament, where she lost to Venus Williams in the third round. Seeded 14th at the US Open, she suffered a third-round loss to Caroline Wozniacki, seeded 21st.
  • Azarenka started her 2009 year at the Brisbane International, where she became the champion after defeating Marion Bartoli in the final.
  • At the Australian Open, she reached the fourth round but had to retire due to heat stress while leading against Serena Williams. 
  • She then won the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, defeating Caroline Wozniacki in the final and also clinching the doubles title with Wozniacki. 
  • She reached the semifinals at the BNP Paribas Open, losing to Vera Zvonareva, and went on to claim her first Tier I title at the Sony Ericsson Open, defeating Serena Williams in the final. 
  • Her ranking rose to a career-high world No. 8. She had a quarterfinal run at Roland Garros and made the doubles final. 
  • Azarenka reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals, where she was eliminated by Serena Williams. 
  • She had a successful year overall, ending ranked world No. 7, with three titles and her first appearance at the year-end championships.
  • She started her 2010 year at the Hong Kong Tennis Classic exhibition and withdrew from the remaining matches due to illness. 
  • She reached the quarterfinals at Medibank International and the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, where she lost to Serena Williams. 
  • At the Dubai Tennis Championships, she reached the final but lost to Venus Williams. She faced early exits at the BNP Paribas Open and the Sony Ericsson Open. Azarenka retired from matches at the Andalucia Tennis Experience and the Family Circle Cup due to injuries. 
  • She suffered upsets at the Porsche Grand Prix and the Italian Open. She retired from her first-round match at the Madrid Open. 
  • At the French Open, she was eliminated in the first round by Gisela Dulko. She reached the final at the Aegon International but lost to Ekaterina Makarova. 
  • In Wimbledon, she lost to Petra Kvitová in the third round. Azarenka then won the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final. 
  • She withdrew from the Mercury Insurance Open due to a shoulder injury. At the Western & Southern Open, she lost in the first round but won the doubles title. 
  • She collapsed during her second-round match at the US Open due to a concussion. She reached the semifinals at the Pan Pacific Open and won the Kremlin Cup. Azarenka ended the year ranked world No. 10.
  • She began her 2011 year with a quarterfinal exit at Medibank International and reached the fourth round at the Australian Open. She won the Sony Ericsson Open and the Andalucia Tennis Experience, achieving a career-high ranking of world No. 4. She retired in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open due to injury.
  • She reached the final of the Madrid Masters and the quarterfinals of the French Open and Wimbledon. She won the Bank of the West Classic in doubles but lost in the singles second round. 
  • She reached the semifinals of the Rogers Cup and the US Open and won the Luxembourg Open. She advanced to the final of the WTA Tour Championships, finishing the year ranked world No. 3.
  • Azarenka had a successful start to the year 2012, winning the Apia International Sydney and claiming her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, where she defeated Maria Sharapova in the final to become the world No. 1.
  • She won the Qatar Open and the BNP Paribas Open, extending her undefeated streak to 23 matches.
  • She reached the finals of the Madrid Open and the Italian Open but fell to Serena Williams on both occasions. 
  • She suffered a knee injury at Wimbledon and withdrew from the tournament. She returned to competition at the Southern California Open, reaching the final before losing to Samantha Stosur.
  • She won the Cincinnati Masters by defeating Serena Williams in the final. 
  • At the US Open, she reached the final again but was defeated by Serena Williams. 
  • She had a disappointing end to the season, struggling in the Asian swing and failing to advance past the round-robin stage at the WTA Tour Championships.
  • Azarenka's 2014 season was plagued by a foot injury, causing her to miss a significant portion of the season, including the French Open. 
  • She reached only one final in Brisbane, where she lost to Serena Williams. 
  • Her year was marked by early exits and losses in opening matches, with quarterfinal losses at the Australian Open, Montreal, and the US Open.
  • She ended the season in September due to ongoing injury issues, finishing the year ranked world No. 32. 
  • In 2015, Azarenka had a better start, reaching the fourth round of the Australian Open and the final in Doha. 
  • She had notable wins over top-ranked players but faced losses to Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. 
  • She reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and the US Open, but was defeated by Serena Williams in both tournaments.
  • Azarenka started her 2016 season strong, winning the Brisbane International title and reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. 
  • She continued her success by winning both Indian Wells and Miami, becoming the third player to achieve the Indian Wells-Miami double in the same year. However, injuries hindered her clay-court season, causing her to withdraw from matches in Madrid and Rome. 
  • She retired from her first-round match at the French Open due to a knee injury and later announced her pregnancy, missing the rest of the season. Azarenka gave birth to her son in December 2016 and faced a custody battle after splitting from his father.
  • She made her comeback at the Mallorca Open, winning her first match after saving match points but lost in the second round. 
  • At Wimbledon, she reached the fourth round, losing to Simona Halep. 
  • Due to a custody battle, she withdrew from the US Open and missed the 2017 Fed Cup final.
  • She withdrew from the Australian Open due to her custody battle, but later won the case and returned to the Indian Wells Open. 
  • She reached the semifinals in Miami and made early exits at the Madrid Open and Italian Open. 
  • She was defeated in the first round of the French Open. In the grass-court season, she lost in the second round of the Mallorca Open and Wimbledon but reached the mixed doubles final at Wimbledon. 
  • At the US Open, she reached the third round and made the final in women's doubles. 
  • In 2019, she had early exits at the Australian Open and retired in the Monterrey final due to injury. She reached the third round of Wimbledon and made the final in women's doubles at the US Open.
  • Azarenka withdrew from the Australian Open due to personal problems and had an early exit at the Monterrey Open. 
  • She withdrew from Indian Wells before the tournament was canceled due to COVID-19. After the tour resumed, she lost in the first round of the Top Seed Open but won the Western & Southern Open title via walkover. 
  • At the US Open, she made a remarkable run to the final, defeating top players along the way, but lost to Naomi Osaka. 
  • Her ranking rose to No. 14. In the clay-court season, she had victories at the Italian Open but suffered an early defeat at the French Open. She reached the final of the Ostrava Open but lost to Aryna Sabalenka.
  • In 2021, Azarenka had a mixed season. She faced early disappointment at the Australian Open, losing in the first round. 
  • She showed promise at Doha, defeating Svitolina despite a back injury, but had to withdraw from subsequent matches due to the same injury. 
  • Azarenka had a strong run at the Miami Open, reaching the fourth round before falling to Ashleigh Barty. 
  • She reached the fourth round at the French Open and had a semifinal appearance at the German Open.
  • She also won the doubles event at the German Open. Azarenka had a tough loss at Wimbledon and reached the quarterfinals at the National Bank Open. 
  • At the US Open, she reached the third round. In Indian Wells, she reached the semifinals and advanced to the final but lost to Paula Badosa.
  • In the 2022 season, she had a mixed performance. She reached the quarterfinals at the Adelaide International and the fourth round at the Australian Open, her best result since 2016. 
  • She withdrew from matches at the Qatar Open due to a left hip injury and at Miami Open for personal reasons, causing controversy.
  • During the clay-court season, she reached the round of 16 at the Madrid Open and Italian Open. 
  • At Roland-Garros, she lost in the third round. Azarenka skipped the grass-court tournaments due to Wimbledon's ban on Russian and Belarusan players. 
  • In the North American hardcourt swing, she reached the quarterfinals at the Citi Open and the fourth round at the US Open.
  • She also reached the semifinals at the Guadalajara Open but lost to eventual champion Jessica Pegula, in straight sets. As the 24th seed, she made a remarkable comeback to reach the semifinals of the 2023 Australian Open, marking her first appearance in the semis in a decade. 
  • She secured victories over Sofia Kenin, Nadia Podoroska, Madison Keys, Lin Zhu, and Jessica Pegula. However, her impressive run came to an end as she was defeated in straight sets by 22nd seed Elena Rybakina. 
  • She also achieved success in doubles, winning her fifth WTA 1000 title and her tenth doubles title overall at the 2023 Mutua Madrid Open, partnering with Beatriz Haddad Maia.
  • Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka expressed her disappointment after being booed by Wimbledon fans following her loss to Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.
  • Svitolina has been consistent in not shaking hands with Russians or Belarusians due to the war in Ukraine, and Azarenka respected her decision. However, it was Azarenka who faced jeers from the crowd as she left the court.
  • Azarenka questioned whether she should have stayed and waited, emphasizing that she respected Svitolina's choice. Despite the negative reception, Svitolina won the thrilling match and acknowledged the crowd's reaction but suggested that tennis organizations should clarify the handshake protocol between players from different countries.
  • Azarenka hoped that the focus would shift to the quality of their tennis rather than the post-match interactions, emphasizing that they are simply doing their jobs.

Victoria Azarenka Boyfriend & Children

Currently, Victoria Azarenka is assumed to be single, with her attention predominantly directed toward her career rather than actively seeking a romantic relationship. As a dedicated and determined athlete, she seems to prioritize her professional commitments and aspirations over personal attachments. This focus on her tennis career allows her to invest her time and energy into training, competitions, and further honing her skills, solidifying her position as a formidable force in the sport. While she may be open to forming connections in the future, for now, Azarenka's dedication and ambition take center stage in her life. She is straight when it comes to her sexuality. 

Victoria Azarenka and her ex-boyfriend, Billy McKeague

Previously, Victoria was involved in several high-profile relationships. In 2011, she dated Ukrainian professional tennis player Sergei Bubka, but their romance came to an end in 2012. Following that, from 2012 to 2014, she was in a relationship with American musician Stefan Gordy, widely known as Redfoo. However, their relationship eventually concluded. Azarenka then found love with Billy McKeague, and they welcomed their son, Leo, into the world on December 19, 2016. Unfortunately, their romantic relationship came to an end in 2017, leading to a custody dispute over their son in Los Angeles. This resulted in Azarenka withdrawing from the remaining 2017 tournaments. In January 2018, it was reported that Azarenka had emerged victorious in an early round of the U.S. custody proceedings. A judge ruled that the custody case for their U.S.-born son should not be conducted in Los Angeles County, but rather in Belarus. However, in December 2018, the California Courts of Appeal overturned the initial jurisdiction decision, granting the Los Angeles County Superior Court jurisdiction over their child custody case.

Victoria Azarenka Net Worth

Victoria Azarenka, a professional tennis player, has amassed a substantial net worth of $20 million as of 2023. Her primary source of wealth stems from her successful tennis career, where she has earned a remarkable prize money total of US$36,044,020 to date by winning numerous tournaments. Her annual income from her professional endeavors reaches millions of dollars. In August 2013, Azarenka was recognized as the fourth highest-paid female athlete worldwide by Forbes magazine, having accumulated a total of $15.7 million between 2012 and 2013. Her earnings consisted of $6.7 million in prize money and a growing $9 million in endorsements. Notably, her prize money haul of $7.9 million in 2012 set a single-year record for a female athlete in any sport, ranking as the sixth-highest single-year total earned in WTA history. With a career prize money sum of over $28.1 million, Azarenka ranks seventh on the all-time list of WTA prize money leaders. Furthermore, she has also secured lucrative endorsement deals with several prominent brands. Nike is one of her notable sponsors, providing her with clothing, footwear, and apparel. Azarenka frequently appears in promotional material for the company. In January 2013, she made history as the first tennis player to be sponsored by Red Bull, a renowned beverage and sports investment giant. Throughout her career, she has also enjoyed sponsorship from various racquet companies. During her junior career until 2012, Head sponsored her, and she used the Head Extreme racquet. From 2012 to 2017, she had a sponsorship agreement with Wilson, using the Wilson Ultra 100 racquet. In 2017, Azarenka signed an endorsement deal with Yonex for racquets, utilizing the EZONE 100 racquet. In addition to these partnerships, she has collaborated with brands such as American Express, Citizen Watch, Six Star Pro Nutrition, and Instaforex, an investment company that endorsed her from 2013 to 2016. From her career earnings, she is living a lavish lifestyle.  

Victoria Azarenka Height & Weight

Victoria Azarenka possesses an ideal height of 6 feet (1.83 m) and boasts an athletic physique. With a body weight of 67 kg, she flaunts an alluring figure measuring 37-27-38 inches. Her bra size is 36A, her dress size is 8 (US), and she comfortably wears size 9 (US) shoes. Additionally, she showcases flowing, wavy blonde hair and captivating blue eyes. She has got a healthy body with an attractive personality. 

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