Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk and Belarus’s Victoria Azarenka were set for a politically-charged U.S. Open grudge match after advancing to a second round showdown on August 30. The backdrop to the round-of-64 matchup was the simmering tension between players as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine. One week prior, Azarenka was axed from an exhibition…...
Kostyuk snubs Azarenko following loss at U.S. Open
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