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Radwanska turns tables on Azarenka

TweetAgnieszka Radwanska has beaten number two seeded defending champion Vika Azarenka 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. A five time quarter-finalist, Radwanska had obviously decided she had had enough of bowing out in the last eight. And enough of losing to Azarenka who had beaten her the last 7 times, and […]

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Azarenka’s first US Open title within reach

TweetVika Azarenka’s chances at the US Open have never looked better than they do this US Open 2013. The World number 2 has won three hard court tournaments this year, with one of them being the Australian Open. There she defended her first Major the first time of asking, withstanding the pressure put on her […]

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Azarenka comes back against Serena in Cincinnati

Azarenka Cincinnati

TweetVictoria Azarenka overcame her fair share of obstacles to come back against Serena Williams and win the Cincinnati trophy 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6). There was Serena Williams standing in her way, first of all; the athletic world number One who has won eight titles this year. Her aura alone wins her a couple of games, […]

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Maria the victor over Vika

TweetFacing Vika Azarenka is a nervy affair for Maria Sharapova. The Belorusian has inflicted some heavy defeats on the Russian the last few years, her more consistent ball striking and superior movement getting the better of her rival in some very one-sided encounters. For Maria to defeat Vika she has to play her aggressive best, […]

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Serena’s slow clay success in Rome

TweetSerena William’s 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Vika Azarenka in the Italian Open final was another question answered to her critics and an affirmation to her fans. Her win in Madrid, so the whispers went, was questionable. It was not real clay, not like the clay, say, in Paris. The altitude of the host city made […]

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Kvitova emerges Champ from the Dubai wreckage

TweetPetra Kvitova emerged from the wreckage of the 2013 Dubai Premier tournament silverware in hand. She did so without having to face either of the world’s two best hard court players, world number one Serena Williams and recently crowned Australian champion Vika Azarenka.  Though Kvitova’s draw was tough, beating Ivanovic, Radwanska, Wozniaki and Errani, it […]

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Reversal of Fortunes for Vika and Serena in Doha

TweetFor a while we had gotten used to the status quo: Vika at number one, Serena beating her in the latter rounds of tournaments. Last week though we had to adjust to a reversal of fortunes; it was Serena who was the top ranked player and Vika who had the W over Serena on her […]

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Aggie to square off against Serena in first Major final


TweetThe Wimbledon center court crowd were treated to two superb performances from the upcoming women’s finalists, strong competition from their vanquished opponents and two matches that were almost mirror opposites regarding pace and style. WTA tour fan favorite, Aggie Radwanska, came back from 1-3 down in the first set against Angie Kerber, the recent Eastbourne […]

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