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Sara Errani ‘disgusted’ as ban increased to 10 months after cancer drug showed up in test The winner of five Grand Slam doubles titles, she was initially banned for two months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in August 2017 and her results from 16 February

to 7 June that year were declared void I’m not interested in keeping working with a person that is involved in these things, she said at the time. But it said Errani, 31, was guilty of a “light degree of fault” which justified a 10-month ban.banned for two months by the

International Tennis Federation (ITF) in August 2017 and her results from 16 February to 7 June that year were declared void.Errani said her mother had been using the drug as part of her breast cancer treatment and had dropped some pills on a kitchen worktop where

tortellini and broth were later prepared.Letrozole increases lean body mass and was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) over concerns it was being abused by independent tribunal, appointed by the ITF, said there was no evidence it would enhance the performance of an elite tennis player. Sara Errani is now ranked number 72 in the

world Italy’s Sara Errani says she is “disgusted” her ban has been increased from two to 10 months after a cancer drug showed up in a failed former world number five, runner-up at the 2012 French Open, tested positive for banned drug Court of Arbitration for Sport accepted medication taken by her mother found its way into a family meal. Errani was originally banned for two months after ingesting traces of a cancer drug banned in sport Between results disqualification and period of inactivity, I have been forced to re-start with a ranking position of 280, and I climbed back And now they want to add an extra sanction of eight months Italian tennis star Sara Errani is ‘disgusted’ her doping ban has been increased from two to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

But it said that Errani was guilty of a light degree of fault” which justified a 10-month ban.Errani, winner of five Grand Slam doubles titles and ranked 75th in the singles standings, was initially banned for two months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in August 2017 and her results from February 16 to June 7 that year were declared void.

Errani’s mother and father told a tribunal hearing in July 2017 that after the positive finding, they carried out an experiment which found the drug dissolved in a broth, plus a meat mixture for tortellini, without being detectable.”I never took any performance-enhancing substance in all my life, I love tennis too much to do something like that,” said Errani.

I find this a very unfair treatment and I want to shout it, holding my head up high, because I am sure I have nothing to reproach myself about.”In 2012, she stopped working with Luis Garcia del Moral, one of the doctors at the centre of cyclist Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal.”I’m not interested in keeping working with a person that is involved in these things,” she said at the time.

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