Saturday, October 26, 2013

Year in Review: Vika Azarenka

Its a wrap for Vika Azarenka's 2013 season. She won 3 titles including her second major at the Australian Open in January. Vika went on to win in Doha and Cincinnati showing off her hard court excellence. She ended up as runner-up at the US Open, losing to Serena Williams in a three-set final.

Here's a look back at her year and her styles on and off the court.

JANUARY 
  • Reached SF at Brisbane (withdrew prior to match w/right toe injury); 
  • Won second Grand Slam title at Australian Open (d. Li in final).


FEBRUARY 

  • Won 16th WTA title at Doha (d. S.Williams in final); 
MARCH 
  • Reached QF at Indian Wells (withdrew prior to match w/right ankle injury)




APRIL 
  • Did not play
MAY
  • Reached 2r at Madrid (l. to Makarova); runner-up at Rome (l. to S.Williams in final); reached SF at Roland Garros (l. to Sharapova). 



JUNE 
  • Reached 2r at Wimbledon (withdrew prior to match w/right knee injury).



JULY 
  • Runner-up at Carlsbad (l. to Stosur in final). 
AUGUST 
  • Won 17th WTA title at Cincinnati (d. S.Williams in final); runner-up at US Open (l. to S.Williams in final). 
SEPTEMBER 
  • Dropped opener at Tokyo (after 1r bye, l. to V.Williams in 2r);
  • Fell 1r at Beijing (l. to Petkovic)
OCTOBER
  • Defeated Errani in round robin play at the WTA Championships in Istanbul
  • Lost to Jankovic at the WTA Championships in Istanbul
  • Lost to Li at the WTA Championships in Istanbul

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