Serena Williams decides against mixed doubles

Serena Williams decides against mixed doubles

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WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams nixed mixed.

Williams decided against playing mixed doubles at the Olympics, and the two U.S. teams will instead feature four doubles specialists — the Bryan brothers, Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond.

Williams, who is competing in singles and with her sister Venus in women’s doubles, had repeatedly said she also wanted to play mixed doubles. Andy Roddick, Bob Bryan and John Isner all sought her as a partner.

“I really wanted to play with Andy and Bob, and I couldn’t decide,” Williams said. “I can’t choose.”

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