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Tomas Berdych withdraws from Rio over Zika concerns

Another top 10 tennis player has withdrawn from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics over concerns about the Zika virus.

Wimbledon semifinalist Tomas Berdych says "it was a hard decision for me to take after a long and painstaking discussion" with family.

On Twitter, the Czech says "to limit health risks towards my dearest is the utmost priority."

The eighth-ranked Berdych apologized to those disappointed by his decision.

Saturday's announcement comes a day after No. 7 Milos Raonic, and fifth-ranked Simona Halep on the women's side, withdrew from Rio over Zika.