No Fed Cup for Serena, Venus

Updated: April 9, 2014, 5:41 PM ET
Associated Press

Top-ranked Serena Williams is too wiped out to play in the Fed Cup against France on April 19-20, U.S. captain Mary Joe Fernandez said Wednesday.

"She is mentally and physically exhausted and needs a break, so bad timing for us, unfortunately," Fernandez said in a telephone interview. "But that happens sometimes. She's been going hard the past couple of years and needs to get refreshed."

Neither of the Williams sisters was on the roster submitted Wednesday by Fernandez for the upcoming ...

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