I arrived and I was okay

He told a news conference he would now focus on ensuring he was ready for the Italian Open in Rome, which begins on May 8 and is one of the clay-court events ahead of the French Open

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I would rather play it safe and rest now and get ready for Rome

Federer, who had been due to play either Nicolas Mahut or Joao Sousa on Wednesday, added: "I don't want to take more chances, as I know I'm not going to be fully ready (for that match).

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Williams also pulled out

The Swiss, who won the event in 2012, said he was "frustrated" and "a little bit sad not to be playing here.

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Rafael Nadal wants his drug tests made public

Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from Madrid because I've been battling the flu and I'm not at 100%," Williams, who won the event in 2012 and 2013, told the WTA's website. "I look forward to returning soon,Concern among her supporters -- not to mention the WTA -- is sure to escalate if the 34-year-old doesn't show up at next week's Italian Open

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According to his official Twitter account, "Swimming is a major part of my life, but right now I need to focus my attention on me as an individual .

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The four-time Olympian, 29, was arrested last Tuesday about 1:40 a.m. and later released, police said. According to media reports, police said his blood-alcohol content was .14 .

But there was better news for organizers when men's 17-time grand slam champion Roger Federer confirmed that he would be playing in the Spanish capital.

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The chief executive officer of the United States Olympic Committee said he thought the sanctions were appropriate .

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The organization said Phelps, who was charged with DUI last week in Maryland, had violated its code of conduct

The 22-time Olympic medalist also won't be paid his monthly stipend, USA Swimming said on its website