Belarusian tennis star Victoria Azarenka is back in the No 1 position – congratulations to her!! After her surprising defeat at the Qatar Open, she was very much upset with her form, with it being reported that she had even thought of quitting the sport altogether. This crisis of confidence was certainly a factor in her losing more matches.

In an interview she revealed that losing was not at all fun for her because she plays with a lot of passion and desire, and can’t stand it when she ends up on the losing side.

But, thanks to God according to Azarenka, she changed her mind and took a break. Suddenly in 2011, she shocked every tennis lover by winning 55 out of 72 matches, finishing the year as the world’s no 3. In 2012, she won the Australian open and snatched the top spot, and is currently on cloud 9 after beating Agneiszka Radwanska on Saturday and reaching the Qatar open final. She will face Sam Stosur in the final.

She is now considered as the best player on the WTA circuit and all the credit for this goes to her outstanding effort and incredible patience. Her improvement has won her great compliment from tennis legend Martina Navratilova. According to Martina she has talent and personality to be a great competitior for many years to come.

After her incredible success, many advertising companies are signing her up as their brand ambassadors. Azarenka is a lively person and she fills every news conference with jokes. In a recent interview she said that she wants to keep going the same way and also she expressed her desire to win Olympic Gold this year.

The latest tennis betting odds make her the firm favourite, and with the tournament taking place at Wimbledon, where she has had notable successes, we can see why!