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Paris - Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki revealed Wednesday that she refuses to play in Rome because the Eternal City makes her permanently ill.

Wozniacki, 26, said playing the tournament in the Italian capital compounds her hay fever, but that the problem is unique to the Foro Italico where the event is staged.

Unfortunately for the two-time US Open runner-up, the clay court event is a key warm-up tournament ahead of the French Open which is ongoing.

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