Victoria Azarenka announces she is pregnant, will miss rest of season
Victoria Azarenka announced Friday she is expecting her first child and will miss the rest of the season.
“While recovering from the knee injury that I sustained at Roland Garros, I received news from my doctor that my boyfriend and I are going to become parents at the end of this year,” Azarenka said in a statement. “We couldn’t be happier and feel very blessed to begin this exciting journey of building a family together.”
Azarenka, who turns 27 later this month, won the Australian open in 2012 and 2013, and is a two-time runner-up in the U.S. Open. She exited the French Open in the first round this year after being forced to retire in her first match with a knee injury.
Azarenka said she expects to resume her tennis career after she has her child.