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Doubles partner Flipkens for ten months suspended after positive doping test

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The International Sporttribunaal BAG has tennis player Sara Errani (31) a dopingschorsing of ten months imposed. In August 2017, the Italian a suspension of two months of the International tennis federation (ITF).

The suspension of the Italian, in 2012, a finalist at Roland Garros, just go straight in. Concretely, she is eight months on the side, because she already two months suspension (3 August 2017 to 2 October 2017) properly finished.

Errani tested in February 2017 positive on the prohibited product letrozole, a drug used in the treatment of breast cancer. Errani had an explanation for the positive test. Her mother took it after a surgery to prevent the cancer would return. They came, testifying that they the drugs in the kitchen stores, and that’s probably one tablet in the diet came when her daughter was visiting.

In addition to her suspension, lost the Italian the prize money and the rankingpunten that they earned between 16 February, the date of the positive control, and June 7, 2017, the date of the first hearing. Against that last part of the punishment went to Errani in the profession. The Italian anti-doping agency (Nado Italia) asked the TAS to a suspension between two and 24 months.

Errani is currently 72nd on the WTA-ranking and easily recently, with Kirsten Flipkens at Roland Garros.

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