Azarenka through separation is not on US Open
Victoria Azarenka is missing at the end of August at the US Open. The White Russian is recently divorced and wants first, and have a number of legal issues to resolve before they are fully back to tennis, and going to target.
“As it stands now, I would only be able to participate in the US Open as I my son is leaving behind in California. And I don’t want that”, says Azarenka Thursday in a statement.
“For every parent it is difficult to find a balance between their own career and the interests of your child. But no one would have a choice between have to make, we are strong enough to both to be able to. The challenge I want to enter into.”
Azarenka came after Roland Garros in 2016, a year long not in action. She gave birth in december to her son Leo. From January 2012 to February 2013 was the two-time Australian Open winner, with a brief interruption, the number one in the world ranking. A month ago she achieved the eighth-finals at Wimbledon.
Azarenka is certainly not the only major name that the US Open shoot. Also the pregnant Serena Williams missing out on the Grand Slam tournament in New York. The 35-year-old American is in september is calculated. Williams hopes to return to the tennis court.
The men also lacks a number of big names. Kei Nishikori, Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic to the US Open shooting due to injuries.
Several other toptienspelers camps with minor injuries. Andy Murray (1), Roger Federer (3), Marin Cilic (6) and Milos Raonic (10) withdrew this week for that reason back of the Masterstoernooi in Cincinnati.
The US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, begins on Monday 28 August.
Nishikori third toptienspeler who opt out of US Open