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Injured again, Baker out of Australian Open

Updated: January 16, 2013, 12:47 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- After being sidelined with injuries for nearly six years, Brian Baker was finally back on the court with a second chance at a professional career.

Playing in his first Australian Open at the age of 27, Baker had just won the first set in his second-round match against fellow American Sam Querrey when his body gave out on him again.

He crumpled to the court after hitting a shot long and shouted in pain, grasping his right knee. After limping awkwardly and then ...

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