Halep banned for four years for doping!


A sentence of four years’ disqualification was imposed on Simona Halepwhich had been found drugged up in October 2022.

The Romanian tennis player, who has one Wimbledon and one Roland Garros title to her credit, he will be sidelined until October 2026as it had already been put out of action eleven months before and this period was calculated in the penalty.

At 31, the former world No. 1 is facing a career-threatening decision, as she will be 34 when she is able to compete again.

There were two accusations against Halep, with the second coming in May 2023.

“Now begins the most difficult struggle of my life: A battle for the truth. I have been notified that I tested positive for a substance called roxadustat at an extremely low level, which was the biggest shock of my life.

During my career, the idea of ​​breaking the rules never once crossed my mind, as it is completely against all the principles learned. Facing such an unfair situation, I feel completely confused and betrayed” the Romanian champion had reported in October ’22.

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