Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka commences her participation at the Premier series tournament in Tokyo. The prize fund of the competition is almost 800 thousand dollars. In the first match Azarenko is going to face Japan's Kurumi Naru. Currently Azarenka holds the 63rd position in the world ranking, Kurumi Nara is 125th. Previously, Azarenka twice reached the semi-finals of these competitions, which feature 24 players and four qualification winners.