[Yahoo] Serena pulls out of Paris event with flu (AP)

Rusty Backhand
02-11-2005, 08:16 PM
Top-seeded Serena Williams withdrew from her quarterfinal at the Open Gaz de France on Friday because of stomach flu. Williams, the Australian Open champion, was scheduled to play Dinara Safina of Russia. She said she wasn't well after her second-round victory over Stephanie Cohen-Aloro. Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the tournament earlier this week because of a respiratory...