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Home > Sports > Tennis > Wimbledon Championships 2007 > Reuters > Report


Williams sisters pull out of doubles

July 05, 2007 10:03 IST

Former champions Venus and Serena Williams [Images] pulled out of the women's doubles at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

"I just withdrew from the doubles," an injured Serena said after being beaten 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 by Justine Henin [Images] in the quarter-finals.

"I've sprained my thumb and can't really hit backhands."

The duo had been scheduled to play Spanish eighth seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual in the second round.

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