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Wimbledon finalist Radwanska battling illness

News18

First published: July 6, 2012, 7:42 PM IST | Updated: July 6, 2012
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Wimbledon finalist Radwanska battling illness
Agnieszka Radwanska cancelled a news conference on Friday because of a respiratory illness.

London: Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska cancelled a news conference on Friday because of a respiratory illness that made it difficult for her to speak.

Radwanska is scheduled to meet four-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams for the title on Saturday.

Radwanska played with the ailment on Thursday, when she beat Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 and became the first Polish player to reach a Grand Slam final since 1939. Her news conference after the match was cut short when she had a coughing fit, and her media session on Friday was cancelled shortly before it was scheduled to begin.

A WTA spokesman said she was having trouble talking.

Radwanska pulled out of women's doubles shortly before a match on Wednesday because of the illness.

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