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At Wimbledon, Azarenka reached the semifinals of the girls' competition, only to be defeated by eventual runner-up Ana Ivanovic, despite having two match points in the marathon third set.
She has won two Australian Open singles titles (20), becoming the only Belarusian player, male or female, to win a Grand Slam singles title.
On July 31, 1989, Azarenka was born in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union to Alla and Fedor Azarenka in a middle-class family. Azarenka's tennis idol is German former player Steffi Graf.
3 team of Liezel Huber and Cara Black in three sets. Azarenka began the year at the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts tournament in Gold Coast, Australia.
Azarenka's results at the Kremlin Cup elevated her rankings to career highs of world No. Unseeded, she reached the semifinals, where she beat fifth-seeded Shahar Pe'er of Israel, Azarenka's sixth top-20 victory. This was her first appearance as a seeded player in a Grand Slam singles tournament.