- Lucic-Baroni last made a major semifinal in 1999
- The world No. 79 was once a top prospect
- Croatian once stopped playing and says she was abused by her dad
Melbourne (CNN)Trying to close out a tense quarterfinal at the Australian Open against one of the tournament favorites, an ailing Mirjana Lucic-Baroni reached for rosary beads during a changeover and placed them around her neck.