US Open: Foot fault - Victoria Azarenka fears pedicures after injury

When it comes to her toenails these days, Azarenka opts for a sport podiatrist or takes care of it herself.

updated: September 01, 2013 08:37 IST
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New York: Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka still will not trust her feet to pedicure shops after a toe infection on her right foot that forced her out of a January WTA Brisbane semi-final.

"I haven't gone back yet to a regular pedicure place, that's for sure. I'm still terrified to do that," the second seed from Belarus admitted Saturday after advancing to the fourth round of the US Open.

"There was something unusual because it happened before I came to Brisbane while I was playing in Thailand. I could cope with the pain a little bit. It was going worse and worse and worse, and my toe blew up.

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