Victoria Azarenka: The Champion of Australian Open 2012

Victoria Azarenka  (born in 1989) is a from Belarus.  She is the current World No. 1 as of January 30, 2012.
She won the 2012 Australian Open singles title, becoming the first Belarusian player to win a Grand Slam in singles. With this win, she became the first player ever to go from No. 3 to No. 1 by skipping No. 2. Her other achievements include winning two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, the 2007 US Open with Max Mirnyi and the 2008 French Open with Bob Bryan.