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Petkovic suffers knee injury at Hopman Cup

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Andrea Petkovic's 2013 campaign has suffered a potentially catastrophic setback before the new year has even begun, with the German struck down by a knee injury at the mixed teams Hopman Cup on Saturday. 

A distraught Andrea Petkovic of Germany receives treatment to her right knee during a day one Hopman Cup Tennis Tournament match in Perth on December 29, 2012. Petkovic's 2013 campaign suffered a potentially catastrophic setback with the injury, before the new year has even begun.

The injury-plagued Petkovic appeared hampered by a right knee problem late in the opening stanza of her singles match against Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty, but still managed to win the first set 6-4.

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