Madrid Open organisers apologised Thursday after not allowing the women's doubles finalists to make speeches after the match at the tournament last week, amid allegations of sexism
Elena Rybakina defeated Victoria Azarenka to reach the final of the Australian Open 2023.
Australian Open 2023 Women's Semi-Final: Elena Rybakina is playing against Victoria Azarenka in the first women's singles semi-final of the Australian Open on Thursday
"I actually can resonate what Novak said the other day," Azarenka said, referring to Djokovic hitting back about comments on his hamstring injury.
Victoria Azarenka reached her first Australian Open semi-final since winning the title in 2013 when she knocked out third seed Jessica Pegula 6-4, 6-1 on Tuesday.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka reached the quarter-finals after winning a bruising late-night encounter against China's Zhu Lin.
Azarenka, the 24th seed from Belarus, won her titles at Melbourne Park in 2012 and 2013, while American Kenin prevailed to lift the champion's Daphne Akhurst Cup in 2020.
Wimbledon, widely regarded as the world's most prestigious tennis tournament, was stripped of ranking points on Friday by the sport's main tours in a move which threatens to reduce the Grand Slam to the status of a high-profile exhibition event.
French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova shattered the dreams of two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka on Sunday to set up a quarter-final with big-serving Madison Keys.
French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova said her rivals should be "scared" after pulling off a gritty comeback win against Jelena Ostapenko on Friday at the Australian Open.