Tennis: Serena Williams to miss Madrid Open because of illness

AP , Friday 29 Apr 2016

Serena Williams
INDIAN WELLS, CA - MARCH 16: Serena Williams of USA looks on in her match against Simona Halep of Romania during day ten of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 16, 2016 in Indian Wells, California (AFP)

Serena Williams will miss the Madrid Open because of illness.

The tournament says Williams won't be able to play at the tournament that starts this weekend because of a fever that has left her feeling ''less than 100 percent.''

Williams won the Madrid Open in 2012 and 2013.

Agnieszka Radwanska will take William's place as the top-seeded player.

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