Found August 12, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
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Mardy Fish (By Christopher Levy for Tennis Grandstand) MASON, Ohio — Two Americans who could have easily been top players by now, if not for their numerous injuries and health issues, continued on their newest comeback trails in Cincinnati on Monday. Mardy Fish, a former top 10 player who has been sidelined for mcuh of the last 16 months with a heart issue, was up against Philipp Kohlschreiber on Center Court. At the same time, Brian Baker—a top junior who has missed the vast majority of his ten-year career with numerous injuries—played his first tour-level match since he tore his meniscus at the Australian Open. Prior to today, Fish had only played a total of seven matches on the year. His heart issues have extended his time away from the tennis court, and it has taken a toll. But given this is his third tournament in just the last four weeks, it hopefully means he is finding a way to stay healthy and is able to play. Of course, playing so few matches spread out over such a long p...
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