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The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Nine

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03: Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina grimaces as he receives treatment after slipping on the grass during the Gentlemen's Singles quarter-final match against David Ferrer of Spain on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 3, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Wimbledon court conditions challenge tennis players

June 26, 2013

Second seed Victoria Azarenka called on Wimbledon organizers to examine the state of the courts after joining a growing list of players to withdraw from the grasscourt grand slam because of injury on Wednesday.

The Belarussian took a bad fall in her first-round match on Monday on what she called a slippery Court One and her knee failed to recover in time for Wednesday's match against Flavia Pennetta as she became one of eight players to pull out so far.

Reuters

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