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Azarenka suffers setback ahead of Open defense

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus talks during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play against third-ranked Serena Williams in a semi-final match of the tournament. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus talks during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play against...more

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus talks during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play against third-ranked Serena Williams in a semi-final match of the tournament. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus touches her face during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play against third-ranked Serena Williams in a semi-final match of the tournament. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus touches her face during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play...more

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus touches her face during a news conference in Brisbane January 4, 2013. Azarenka withdrew from the Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury in her right big toe. The world number one was supposed to play against third-ranked Serena Williams in a semi-final match of the tournament. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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