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Serena Williams is sitting in nests after missed doping control

There is the necessary outcry of the American tennisdiva Serena Williams. Following is a doping control that the 23-fold grandslamwinnares in her home in Florida might have missed. A testofficial of the American antidopingbrigade (Usada) brought Williams an unannounced visit. The officer refused initially without urine to leave, but did so later when it turned out that the 36-year-old tennis player did not intend to fast to come home.

The failed visit of Usada leaked out via a website and the camp-Williams felt called to respond. “In her 23-year career Serena more than anyone in tennis at doping checks. In addition, she is never found positive. They will willingly continue with testing. For these targeted and deliberate action against her is no reason.”

Williams should be daily for an hour at a certain location are available for testing. The Usada may, in addition, without an ‘appointment’ to drop by, but then the respective athlete not be present.

Williams returned this spring back on the tennis courts after in september last year to have given birth. They could in 2018, yet no tournaments to win. At Roland Garros she gave by an injury forfeit for her party in the fourth round against Maria Sharapova.-

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