Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka, who gave birth to her first child in December 2016 and is now in the process of building her comeback to tennis, has apparently split with baby daddy Bill McKeague and is now in court procedures for child custody.
An Israeli article, which my dear reader Sru referred me to, states that Vika hired a local LA lawyer, as well as Israeli attorney Zeev Welner, to help her with marathon preparation for a Beverly Hills court, which was kept secret from the media. The article also states that if everything goes well, Vika will visit Israel as a thank-you to the lawyer. The next hearing is scheduled for September.
If you remember, Vika’s surprise pregnancy came as quite a shock to the tennis world, as her relationship with Billy hadn’t been revealed to the general public, rather, only after learning about the pregnancy did we find out something more about her handsome American boyfriend. As far as we know, marriage was not even a discussion topic.
The 28-year-old Belarusian is not playing this week’s Rogers Cup in Toronto, while she also missed last week’s Bank of the West Classic in Stanford citing a viral illness, but we can conclude that there is more to her withdrawals than health problems. Moreover, it’s likely that she’ll also skip the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and the US Open.