Victoria Azarenka in AO semifinals

Victoria Azarenka / twitter.com/josemorgado

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus won her quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis tournament and reached the semifinals.

Azarenka defeated the third-ranked American Jessica Pegula 6:4, 6:1. Her next opponent is Elena Rybakina from Kazakhstan.

Azarenka previously won the Australian Open twice - in 2012 and 2013.

Another Belarusian player Aryna Sabalenka will soon play Croatian Donna Vekic to get into the semis. The match will take place on January 24, Belarusian time.
 

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