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Disabled by Elise Mertens, but now tennis player suspension fear after three missed doping controls

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Disabled by Elise Mertens, but now tennis player suspension fear after three missed doping controls

The French tennis federation (FFT) has a disciplinary procedure initiated against Alizé Cornet because of infringements against the antidopingregelgeving, so you made the FFT Wednesday known. The 27-year-old Frenchwoman, currently number 42 in the world rankings, has three anti-doping tests in the twelve months missed.

For three missed tests follows, according to the world anti-doping code a suspension of two years, which possibly can be reduced to one year if there is evidence of mitigating circumstances.

“Pending the decision of the international bodies, the FFT decided to Alizé Cornet to prepare its defense, and its not in the selection for the Fed Cup match against Belgium, on 10 and 11 February in Mouilleron-le-Captif (Vendée)”, sounds in the communication of the FFT.

Last week was Cornet in the third round of the Australian Open kicked out of the tournament by Elise Mertens, who Wednesday night for a place in the final plays.

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