Victoria Azarenka claims Sydney title
SYDNEY -- Victoria Azarenka of Belarus overcame a second-set lapse Friday to beat 2011 champion Li Na 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 for the Sydney International singles title.
While much of the focus in Sydney had been on the battle for the No. 1 ranking between current holder Caroline Wozniacki and No. 2 Petra Kvitova, Azarenka consolidated her No. 3 ranking and indicated she'll be a threat in Melbourne for the Australian Open title beginning Monday.
After games had stayed on serve until ...
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