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Ms. Williams Regrets...
L. Jon Wertheim
March 22, 2004
Since the beginning of 2002 Serena and Venus Williams have pulled out of a total of 33 tournaments they had agreed to play in, giving a variety of reasons that ranged from injury to illness to fatigue. Here are the events and the sisters' excuses.
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March 22, 2004

Ms. Williams Regrets...

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Since the beginning of 2002 Serena and Venus Williams have pulled out of a total of 33 tournaments they had agreed to play in, giving a variety of reasons that ranged from injury to illness to fatigue. Here are the events and the sisters' excuses.

VENUS

2004
Proximus Diamond Games, Antwerp: right-knee injury

2003

WTA Tour Championships, Los Angeles: abdominal strain
Advanta Championships, Philadelphia: abdominal strain
Swisscom Challenge, Zurich: abdominal strain
Porsche Grand Prix, Filderstadt, Germany: abdominal strain
Ladies Kremlin Cup, Moscow: abdominal strain
U.S. Open, New York City: abdominal strain
Rogers AT&T Cup, Toronto: abdominal strain
J.P. Morgan Chase Open, Carson, Calif.: abdominal strain
Acura Classic, San Diego: abdominal strain
German Open, Berlin: abdominal strain
Italian Open, Rome: fatigue

2002

Italian Open, Rome: injured right wrist
Brazilian Open, Bahia: fatigue

SERENA

2004

Qatar Total Open, Doha: flu
Open Gaz de France, Paris: left-knee rehab incomplete
Australian Open, Melbourne: knee rehab incomplete

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