Australian Open

Azarenka says she might skip US Open because of child issue

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the U.S. Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her son with her to New York as a result of her separation from the baby's father.

Azarenka wrote via a posting on Twitter on Thursday that she is "faced with a difficult situation which may not allow me to return to work right away."

Added Azarenka, who used to be No. 1 in the WTA rankings: "No parent should have to decide between their child or their career."

The 28-year-old from Belarus gave birth to Leo, her first child, in December, then returned to the tour in June.

She said that shortly after...

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