Knee injury dooms Baker

Updated: January 16, 2013, 12:12 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- By rights, Brian Baker should have gotten all of his bad fortune out of the way. Multiple surgeries on his hips, one on his elbow and a hernia repair kept the former top junior out of the elite ranks for six years.

One area of his body that had never given him any trouble was his knees -- until the injury gods hurled another bolt of lousy lightning at him Wednesday.

Baker had won a first-set tiebreak from compatriot Sam Querrey in their Australian ...

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