Venus Williams to miss TeamTennis with bad back

Updated: 06 July 2013 01:46 IST

Williams has not competed since a first-round loss at the French Open on May 26. The 33-year-old American had played at Wimbledon every year since making her debut there in 1997.

Venus Williams to miss TeamTennis with bad back
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Washington:

Venus Williams has pulled out of World TeamTennis matches next week because of the back injury that kept her out of Wimbledon.

The seven-time Grand Slam title winner was scheduled to play for the Washington Kastles in home matches Monday and Tuesday, and on the road against the Texas Wild on Wednesday. The Kastles are on a 32-match winning streak.

Williams has not competed since a first-round loss at the French Open on May 26. The 33-year-old American had played at Wimbledon every year since making her debut there in 1997.

The Kastles announced Friday that Martina Hingis would replace Williams in their lineup.

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes Roger Federer David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Venus Williams
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