Injured Victoria Azarenka pulls out of Wimbledon

Injured Azarenka pulls out of Wimbledon
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World number two Victoria Azarenka pulls out of Wimbledon with a knee injury.

World number two Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of Wimbledon with a knee injury.

The Belarusian was due to play Italy's Flavia Pennetta in the second round on Tuesday but withdrew before taking the court.

The Australian Open champion picked up a problem after slipping during her first-round win over Maria Joao Koehler on Monday.

Azarenka has reached the semi-finals at SW19 in the past two years.

Victoria Azarenka slips during her match against Portugal's Maria Joao Koehler on June 24, 2013
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