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Tennis stars Raonic, Halep withdraw from Olympics, cite Zika

Two top-10 tennis players withdrew from the Rio Olympics on Friday, citing concerns about the Zika virus.

Fifth-ranked Simona Halep on the women's side and No. 7 Milos Raonic for the men announced their decisions after their names were listed on the International Tennis Federation's roster for next month's Summer Games.

"After several talks with doctors and my family, I concluded that the risks are too high for my career and for my health, especially as a woman," the 24-year-old Halep, the 2014 French Open runner-up from Romania, posted on Facebook. "Family is much too important for me and I can't risk not being able to have one of my own after my career in...

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