Former world number and Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka has had to put her comeback on hold. After withdrawing from Auckland she has announced her withdrawal from the Australian Open with her last appearance on court being almost 6 months ago.
The Belarussian is currently in a custody battle with the father of her son Leo and she has been told that Leo cannot leave California whilst this is being sorted out which means Vika cannot leave California to travel to do her job and play the sport she loves.
It is a sad situation and I do feel for Vika and her family at this tough time having to put her career on hold whilst this is sorted out doesn’t seem fair. She worked so hard since giving birth to get back on tour level fitness so it is a shame for her, her family and the sport who…
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