Azarenka collapses, wheeled off court at US Open
Victoria Azarenka says she fell and hit her head and arm while
running in the gym before her on-court collapse during a
second-round match at the U.S. Open.
In a statement released Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis
Association, the 10th-seeded Azarenka says she was diagnosed with a
mild concussion after tests at a hospital.
She says she was checked ”by the medical team” before her
match but ”felt worse” while playing, ”having a headache and
feeling dizzy.” She says she had trouble seeing and felt weak on
The 21-year-old Azarenka fell to the ground while trailing
Gisela Dulko 5-1 and was taken away on a wheelchair.