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Vera Zvonareva Drops Out of U.S. Open Tennis With Viral Illness

August 21, 2012

Russian Vera Zvonareva, who lost the U.S. Open final to Kim Clijsters in 2010, dropped out of this year’s tournament with a viral illness, U.S. Tennis Association spokesman Tim Curry said.

Zvonareva, 27, was a Wimbledon finalist in 2010, losing to Serena Williams. She is ranked 16th in the world.

To contact the reporter on this story: Eben Novy-Williams in New York at enovywilliam@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net


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