Baker's run is only the beginning

Updated: July 3, 2012, 6:46 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Brian Baker waited most of the past six years to make a comeback.

If it wasn't his hips that troubled him, it was his elbow: He's one of the few tennis players who has undergone Tommy John surgery. All told, Baker, a right-hander, likely has spent more time in the operating room than a doctor on "ER."

Being pushed back, then, by a day at Wimbledon because of rain, from Monday to Tuesday, didn't bother him much. A minor nuisance.

Instead, ...

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