The score was 4–3 to Peterson in the first set when she is seen on television pictures taking a medical timeout and getting treatment for her back. Peterson then went up and tested the game, but interrupted shortly thereafter, at the score 4-4.
Rebecca Peterson interrupted the grand slam race with injury
With the grand slam tournament Australian Open just a week away, clouds of concern are rising for Swedish tennis star Rebecca Peterson. The 24-year-old, who took his first titles at the WTA Tour last fall, was forced to cancel the match against Frenchman Fiona Ferro in the WTA Tournament in Hobart after back problems.