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Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament for mixed doubles 

Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament for mixed doubles


Serena Williams withdrew from participation in the Olympic tennis tournament for mixed doubles, with that both teams for the United States will be formed by experts in this field Lise Huber, Lisa Raymond and the brothers Brian.

In one team will play the champions of "Wimbledon" Raymond and Mike Bryan, the other will form Huber and Bob Bryan. Williams, who will play singles and doubles in a team with her sister Venus, has announced on several occasions her intention to take part in the tournament in mixed doubles. Subsequently, Andy Roddick, John Isnar and brothers Brian wanted to play with her in the tournament.

Serena did not get into the list of Americans who were among the first announced team. The deadline for submission of applications for the main draw is 16:00 GMT, when it will become clear whether Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov will participate in the race.

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