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Injured Azarenka retires at Madrid

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MADRID (AP) Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of the Madrid Open because of a back injury.

The 26-year-old Azarenka says she "tweaked" her back during her opening match against Laura Robson and that the pain persisted during her second-round win over Alize Cornet.

Azarenka had been scheduled to play Louisa Chirico of the United States on Wednesday, but she withdrew during the warmups.

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