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Serena Williams returns the ball during the second set of her match against Karolina Pliskova in the Bank of the West Classic Tennis Tournament, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Serena Williams wins in her return

Serena Williams reacts after scoring a point during the second set of her match against Karolina Pliskova in the Bank of the West Classic, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.

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Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington

John Isner returns the ball against Steve Johnson during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time runner-up John Isner was beaten in his opening match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, then complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium.

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Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist

In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Nadal is withdrawing from hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the U.S. Open. His manager announced the withdrawals Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.

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Baghdatis gets US Open spot to replace Haas

Tommy Haas has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of surgery on his right shoulder, opening up a spot on the main draw for Marcos Baghdatis.

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