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Victoria Azarenka may miss US Open due to her son's custody battle

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by Gatto Luigi

Since returning to competitive tennis, Victoria Azarenka always had great words for her seven month old son Leo, who was born in December 2016. But the situation is not ideal for the former world no.

1, who is currently facing a legal battle with her ex-boyfriend Billy McKeague, who split with Azarenka in July. According to the Israeli newspaper Yediot Acharonot, at the moment Azarenka is not allowed to be with her son who is currently in Los Angeles.

Azarenka withdrew from Stanford due to a viral illness, and then from Rogers Cup in Toronto as well without giving any reason for her withdrawal. She could skip Cincinnati as well and at the moment US Open is in doubt as the hearing is scheduled to take place in September.

Azarenka claims to have her son back and she aims to sue for damages for over $10 million due to the loss of ability to compete in tournaments and win prize money. ALSO READ: Cilic to play Laver Cup .

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