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Serena Williams to miss Madrid Open because of illness

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MADRID (AP) 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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