Injuries have caused tourney withdrawals

Updated: August 5, 2004, 7:04 PM ET
Associated Press

Serena and Venus Williams plan to compete at the Athens Olympics despite injuries that forced them to pull out of recent tournaments.

"They've both been working hard and doing their rehab," U.S. Olympic tennis coach Zina Garrison told The Associated Press on Thursday in a phone interview from Houston.

"I've actually spoken directly to Serena, and she's fine," Garrison added. "As far as Venus, I've spoken to her agent and one of her sisters. They are both still looking forward ...

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