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Sunday / September 20.
  • Azarenka Could Stand in Serena’s Way

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    Victoria Azarenka was born in Minsk, Belarus and lives in Monte Carlo.

    But she is quickly making New York another home.

    “I love New York,” the world’s No. 1-ranked player said after advancing to the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the first time with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (5) victory over defending champion Samantha Stosur in quarterfinal that was interrupted by a 1-hour, 17-minute rain delay after three games in Arthur Ashe Stadium. “I feel like it’s a great place, just a beautiful city. It’s one of my favorite places in the world.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.