Found January 04, 2012 on CBSSports:
PLAYERS: Sabine Lisicki
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Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki retired from her quarterfinal match in the ASB Bank Classic on Thursday because of a back injury, compromising her preparation for the Australian Open.
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Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki retired from her quarterfinal match in the ASB Bank Classic on Thursday because of a back injury, compromising her preparation for the Australian Open.

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