The soap opera of the women's singles tournament concluded in a bizarre and dramatic final last night. Victoria Azarenka eventually retained the title after her opponent Li Na suffered two eye-watering falls — the second of which left medics checking

Victoria Azarenka may have outlasted Li Na in a tense, three-set final to win the women's singles title at the Australian Open but she was hardly the only competitor in the field that garnered attention in Melbourne.

MELBOURNE, Australia — Victoria Azarenka had the bulk of the crowd against her. The fireworks were fizzling out, and when she looked over the net she saw Li Na crashing to the court and almost knocking herself out.

MELBOURNE, Australia — Victoria Azarenka plans to celebrate with her rap star friend Redfoo after a dramatic Australian Open. Azarenka was joined by Party Rock Crew, as Redfoo's group is known, after the winning the title against Li Na on Saturday.

The sentiment rolling over the Rod Laver Arena was so with Li Na it threatened to drown the champion, Victoria Azarenka, in righteousness. The crowd, the American and Australian TV networks – the ballkids too probably – everyone wanted the charming