Petkovic withdraws from Hyundai Hopman Cup 2013
For Germany, Haas will continue in the event but his potential replacement partner may not be German.
“I think Donna Vekic is going to replace me, which is probably very strange for Tommy – playing with a Croatian girl, but I just taught her some German words,” joked Petkovic.
Vekic is the world’s highest ranked 16-year-old – No.109 – and was originally invited to the event to be a hitting partner for the players
Germany’s next match is scheduled for Wednesday against Italy during the day session.
It would be huge experience if Donna will play against Schiavone and Ivanovic, both Grand slam winners