Serena Williams gets treatment for back pain

Reigning Wimbledon champ Serena Williams has pulled out of an exhibition match to get treatment for back pain, but she said Friday that would not keep her out of the London Olympics.

Williams said she needed to rest her back after her two recent titles.

"I'm disappointed that I won't be able to see my (Washington) DC fans, but can't wait to go for gold in London," Williams said.

The American has never won an Olympic singles crown but she hopes to change that when Olympic tennis competitions begin on July 28 at Wimbledon.

Williams won her fifth Wimbledon title earlier this month and a week later she captured the Bank of the West Classic in California.

She announced that she was withdrawing from a World Team Tennis match in Washington on Sunday. She will be replaced by her sister Venus.

Medal Count

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russia 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
86 Philippines 0 0 0 0

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