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Azarenka pulls out of ASB Classic

Azarenka pulls out of ASB Classic

Due to personal reasons, former world number one Victoria Azarenka will not be coming to the ASB Classic. The double Australian Open Champion had planned to start the 2018 season in Auckland but that’s now no longer possible.

Tournament Director, Karl Budge says, while the tournament and fans were looking forward to having Azarenka in Auckland we understand family is her priority at this time.

“We are obviously very disappointed to not have someone of the calibre of Victoria in Auckland and know how desperately she wanted to be playing here. However I think we can all appreciate family comes first and whilst we are disappointed we wish Victoria the very best and hope to see her back on court as soon as possible including welcoming her back to Auckland in 2019”.

The ASB Classic will span for two weeks; the women's tournament kicking off on January 1st to 6th followed by the men’s tournament from January 8th to 13th.

Tickets are available for purchase
through Ticketek. You can purchase tickets either online, over the phone on (0800 842 538) or in person at one of the agencies listed on the event website. Ends



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