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Officials play down flu fears

Updated: June 29, 2009, 3:05 PM ET
Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England -- Wimbledon officials played down swine flu fears Monday after four ball boys and girls were asked to remain home because of flu symptoms.

The All England Club urged all visitors and personnel to stay away from the tournament if they develop any symptoms. The club stressed, however, there was no reason to suspect swine flu had reached the Grand Slam event.

"There's no one that has swine flu," All England Club spokesman Henry O'Grady said. "There are a couple of ...

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