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ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) -- Kim Clijsters, the world's fifth-ranked player, pulled out of the Diamond Games tournament with a stress fracture and will be out for at least three weeks.

Clijsters, 18, broke her upper right arm in Australia early this year. She reached the semifinals of the Australian Open, losing to eventual champion Jennifer Capriati in three sets.

``Australian doctors have told her to rest,'' Diamond Games organizer Bob Verbeeck told Het Nieuwsblad newspaper.

Clijsters' 17-year-old sister, Elke, will make her pro debut at the Diamond Games tournament, which begins Feb. 11.

Top 10 players Serena Williams, Justine Henin, Amelie Mauresmo and Jelena Dokic are committed to play in the event.

A player who wins the Diamond Games three times in any five-year span will get to keep the golden trophy studded with 1,650 diamonds. Antwerp is the world's biggest trading center for the gems.
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