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Estonia star Kanepi pulls out of Olympics

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Estonian tennis star Kaia Kanepi has been forced to pull out of the Baltic nation's Olympic team due to a heel injury that also sidelined her from Wimbledon. 

Estonian tennis star Kaia Kanepi, seen here in June 2012, has been forced to pull out of the Baltic nation's Olympic team due to a heel injury that also sidelined her from Wimbledon.

"An ultrasound examination showed on Tuesday that Kaia's heels have not recovered as fast as hoped and she has to withdraw from the London Olympic Games," said a statement on the world number 16's website.

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