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Palm Beach Gardens resident Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open

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Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open

One of the biggest names in tennis was forced to withdraw from the Miami Open on Saturday.

Serena Williams, who is an eight-time Miami Open champion, is withdrawing from the tournament because of a left knee injury.

“I am disappointed to withdraw from the Miami Open due to a left knee injury,” said Williams. “It was an amazing experience to play at the Hard Rock Stadium this year and would like to thank the Miami Open for putting on an amazing event. I hope to be back next year to play at this one-of-a-kind tournament in front of the incredible fans here in Miami.”Williams was slatted to take on No. 18 seed Qiang Wang of China. With the withdrawl, Wang automatically advances to the fourth round.


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