Seventh-ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has pulled out of the upcoming French Open because of a respiratory virus.
Del Potro said in a statement Wednesday that he has not fully recovered and is not fully fit to play.
American players Brian Baker and Mardy Fish have also pulled out.
Organizers said Baker has not recovered from a right knee operation and Fish is unfit...
American players Brian Baker and Mardy Fish have pulled out of the upcoming French Open.
Organizers said Wednesday that Baker has not recovered from a right knee operation and Fish is unfit due to heart problems. They will be replaced in Friday's draw by Joao Sousa of Portugal and Guido Pella of Argentina.
John Millan, an Australian wild-card entry, withdrew because of a shoulder...
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...
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January 16, 2013
(January 7, 2013) In Auckland, American Brian Baker continued his comeback by knocking out fifth seed Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Baker came back to the ATP World Tour last year after a six-year absence to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon.
HEINEKEN OPEN – AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
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Brian Baker crashes out in first round of Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
“Comeback Kid” Brian Baker trips up in first round of the Citi Open
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hot off his stellar fourth round appearance at this year’s Wimbledon Championships, Baker has failed to progress past the first round in his last two events in Atlanta and Los Angeles, and he can now add Washington...
WIMBLEDON – The clock has not yet struck midnight for American Brian Baker who has made a surprising comeback to the tour, after being away from years due to surgeries. Baker who had qualify to play Wimbledon has made it through the qualifying tournament to the round of 16 with a 6‑4, 4‑6, 6‑1, 6‑3 victory over Benoit Paire on Saturday at Wimbledon
“It’s been unreal...
Brian Baker's remarkable comeback keeps getting better: Now the American is into the third round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.
After missing major tournaments for 6 1/2 years because of a series of operations, including reconstructive elbow surgery, the 27-year-old from Nashville, Tenn., returned to Grand Slam action last month by earning a wild card into the...
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June 28, 2012
The feel-good story so far of the clay court season has got to be Brian Baker who at age 27 has emerged from being a good story to a great story to being one that will likely get overhyped by American sports media for the next week at Roland Garros. After all, American men haven’t [...]
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USTA Player Development announced that Brian Baker of Nashville, Tenn., has earned a main draw wild card into the 2012 French Open. This year, the USTA awarded one men’s singles main draw wild card into the French Open to the American player who finished with the best combined results at two USTA Pro Circuit clay-court challengers—a $100,000 event in Sarasota, Fla., and a $50...