Victoria

  • Victoria Azarenka wins first match in five months at Wimbledon June 23, 2014

    London: Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka entered Wimbledon without a win in five months and a big question mark over her form, having played only twice since losing in the Australian Open quarterfinals. The eighth-seeded Azarenka responded in style on Monday, defeating former semifinalist Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3, 7-5 to reach the...
  • Azarenka wins first match in five months at Wimbledon June 23, 2014

    London: Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka won her first match in five months on Monday, defeating Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3, 7-5 to reach the second round at Wimbledon. The eighth-seeded Azarenka, a two-time semifinalist at the All England Club, made her return at Eastbourne last week following the long layoff with a...
  • Snapshot: Victoria Beckham shares the photo of the dress she wore on her first date with David Beckham June 20, 2014

    Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham showed off her sentimental side by posting a photo on Twitter of the mini dress she wore the first time she went out with her now-husband David Beckham."Look what I found! The dress I wore on my first date with David!! X so cute!! X...
  • Australia: Indian-origin man refused leave to appeal conviction May 30, 2014

    Sydney: An Indian-origin man in Australia, who was jailed for 18 years for sexually abusing disabled women, has been refused leave to apply for more time to appeal against his conviction. Vinod Johnny Kumar was last year jailed for 18 years with a minimum of 15 years in prison. Victoria County...
  • Snapshot: Jacqueline Fernandez tweets a photo of Chunkey Pandey wearing the same heart print shirt as Victoria Beckham May 29, 2014

    Who is Chunkey Pandey taking style tips from? Is it Jacqueline Fernandez or fashionista Victoria Beckham? In a photo which Jacqueline recently tweeted, Chunkey Pandey is wearing the same heart print shirt as Victoria Beckham and the Bollywood actress. Going by what her message read, she seems to have been...
  • MF Husain's last paintings go on display in London May 28, 2014

    A set of eight rarely-seen paintings by celebrated artist M F Husain went on public display for the first time at the famous Victoria and Albert (V~~amp;amp;A) Museum in London on Wednesday. The 'Indian Civilisation Series', also known as 'Vision of India through Mohenjo-Daro to Mahatma Gandhi', was commissioned by Usha...
  • Victoria Azarenka to miss French Open May 19, 2014

    Victoria Azarenka will miss the French Open because of a left foot injury. "Unfortunately I will not be able to compete in Roland Garros this year. Working hard on my recovery and getting back on the court," the former top-ranked player said Sunday on Twitter. Azarenka last played on tour at Indian...
  • 'Posh Spice' Victoria Beckham gives an impromptu performance at a Singapore bar May 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham gave an impromptu show while in a bar in Singapore.The former Spice Girl band member went back to her days as a pop star by spinning some records before grabbing hold of a microphone and sitting on top of a piano to treat fans...
  • I was a laughing stock in the fashion industry: Victoria Beckham April 27, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham says she was a "bit of a laughing stock" in the fashion industry for a long time but it did not affect her determination to succeed. The 40-year-old designer said it was a struggle to prove herself in the fashion industry after initially rising to prominence for...
  • Victoria Azarenka says she'll sit out Madrid, Rome April 27, 2014

    Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka says she'll miss clay-court tournaments at Madrid and Rome next month, putting into question whether she'll enter the French Open. Azarenka has been dealing with a left foot injury this season and last played on tour at Indian Wells, California, on March 7. In a posting on...
  • Victoria Beckham: There have been moments of self doubt in my life April 24, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion-designer Victoria Beckham says even though she is a celebrity, moments of self doubt have been a part of her life too. The 40-year-old designer insists that one should never lose hope in time of crisis, reported Daily Mirror. "I think everybody has crazy moments of self-doubt...
  • Victoria Beckham celebrates 40th birthday at Grand Canyon April 18, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham celebrated her birthday recently at the Grand Canyon. The former Spice Girl star, who turned 40 on Thursday, took a hiking trip to the Grand canyon along with her family, reported Hello magazine. Victoria visited the tourist attraction with husband David, 38, along with their sons Brooklyn, Romeo,...
  • Victoria Beckham poses for Hello! magazine cover April 7, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who is set to turn 40 this month graced the cover of a magazine. The 39-year-old former Spice Girl has flaunted an elegant red dress on the cover of Hello! magazine's April issue, reported Daily Mirror. Beckham plans to celebrate her birthday by hosting a horse riding...
  • David and Vioctoria Beckham's son makes his modelling debut April 2, 2014

    London: Former soccer ace David Beckham and singer-fashion designer Victoria's eldest son Brooklyn has shot for a men's magazine. The 15-year-old will be seen on the cover page of British magazine 'Man About Town', wearing clothes by famous designers Ralph Lauren and Yves Saint Laurent, reported Contactmusic. The teen is not...
  • David Beckham is the underwear model of the century, says designer Tommy Hilfiger March 19, 2014

    London: Former football star David Beckham has been named the world's best underwear model by ace designer Tommy Hilfiger. Hilfiger believes the 38-year-old star can pull off the minimal clothing look. "I have seen all kinds of underwear models, but we all wish we looked like David Beckham at the end of...
  • Azarenka pulls out of Key Biscayne tournament March 13, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Two-time Key Biscayne champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the upcoming Sony Open because of a lingering foot injury. Azarenka, who pulled out Wednesday, missed last year's tournament because of an ankle injury. She played for the first time in more than a month Friday and lost at Indian...
  • Unseeded Davis upsets Azarenka at Indian Wells March 8, 2014

    Unseeded American Lauren Davis secured the first big upset of the BNP Paribas Open when she ousted third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the second round in Indian Wells on Friday. Davis broke serve seven times en route to 6-0 7-6(2) victory as she pounced on the 2012 champion's second...
  • I don't shave my legs: Victoria Beckham February 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham says she never shaves her legs using razor. The 39-year-old says that she abandoned tiresome shaving for a more hi-tech method of hair removal, reports dailystar.co.uk. "I don't shave my legs. I got laser (treatment) which is amazing. You can go back for little touch-ups if...
  • David Beckham planning wife Victoria's birthday bash February 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Former football star David Beckham is reportedly planning a big birthday celebration for his wife Victoria. The 38-year-old is said to be insisting on a big bash as it is a "milestone" in his wife's life, who will turn 40 in April, reports contactmusic.com. "Victoria wants to celebrate in LA...
  • I suffered bullying, didn't fit anywhere: Victoria Beckham January 25, 2014

    London: Former Spice Girls Victoria Beckham has revealed that she was bullied at school by her mates who "pretended to be cool". The 39-year-old fashion designer and the wife of footballer David Beckham feels that she did not fit in with the other kids when she was in school, reported...
  • Victoria Azarenka's Australian Open defence ends in the quarter-final January 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka's 18-match winning streak at the Australian Open ended in an upset 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to Agnieszka Radwanska on Wednesday, continuing the flow of stars tumbling out of the season's first major. Fifth-seeded Radwanska ended her own streak of three consecutive quarterfinal defeats at the Australian Open...
  • Azarenka on track for a third consecutive Australian Open January 20, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka stayed on track for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a composed 6-3 6-2 victory over 13th-seed Sloane Stephens in the fourth round on Monday. With third seed Maria Sharapova and world number one Serena Williams both losing in the fourth round, Azarenka has firmed as favourite...
  • Nadal storms into fourth round of Australian Open January 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka looked as if they were in a hurry to get out for late dinners on Saturday while posting straight-set victories in their night matches at the Australian Open. Nadal continued his dominance of Gael Monfils, beating the Frenchman for the 10th...
  • Victoria Azarenka easily into 4th round at Australian Open January 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka made it all look routine Saturday in defeating unseeded Yvonne Meusburger 6-1, 6-0 in a third-round match at the Australian Open. Azarenka broke Meusburger's serve twice in the first four games and was rarely troubled in exactly one hour to advance to a fourth-round match...
  • Azarenka eases into third round of Australian Open January 16, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka marched into the Australian Open third round with a 6-1 6-4 win over Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova on Thursday to stay on course for a hat-trick of titles at Melbourne Park. In a clash of former junior champions at Melbourne Park, the powerful Belarusian was dragged into a...
  • Azarenka, Wozniacki advance as heat wave arrives January 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka began her bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Johanna Larsson on Tuesday as the start of a predicted heat wave arrived at Melbourne Park. Conscious of the time and the temperature, former No. 1-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and No. 11...
  • Australian Open champion Azarenka coy on Williams rivalry January 12, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka is relishing her return to Melbourne Park as double defending champion and while Serena Williams is a hot favourite to deny her a hat-trick of titles, the Belarusian says she will not focus solely on the challenge from the world number one. Azarenka's two grand slam titles have...
  • Azarenka maintains 2nd place in WTA rankings January 10, 2014

    Minsk: After victory at the first tournament of the new season, the Brisbane International, Belarusian Victoria Azarenka has retained second place in the WTA rankings. The Belarusian has 8,151 points while Serena Williams of the US has 13,260 points, reports Xinhua. The first Grand Slam tournament of the new season, the Australian...
  • Serena Williams beats Azarenka, defends Brisbane title January 4, 2014

    Brisbane: This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description. The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to defend her title at the Brisbane International...