Re: *Vika Azarenka Cheering Thread* - Vikalume 5.
Shouldn't really be carrying a muscle injury into tournaments after 4 weeks training/practice. Training is a controlled environment so if she felt something - anything - she should stop, rest and treatment for a week and the muscle would heal.
About her performance level, it's not bad really. As good or better than most of her hardcourt matches last summer, if she'd played a couple of rounds and then lost 6-4 7-6 to Venus in a decent match later in the tournament people would have been pretty positive. I don't really think she needs lots of matches, she didn't look rusty to me, just played at a "C" level by her standards while Venus was a "B" (and hit form in the tiebreak). If she has a minor muscle strain she really needs less matches, not more.
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