The Global Tennis Uprightness Organization reported Friday that previous highest level player Simona Halep was temporarily suspended subsequent to bombing a medication test.
Halep, 31, is a double cross Huge homerun champion from Romania and is presently positioned No. 9 on the planet.
The ITIA said Halep tried positive for the prohibited substance Roxadustat, which is sold as an enemy of sickliness prescription for kidney illness, and took the medication test during the U.S. Open in August. ITIA sent Halep a pre-charge notice of an Enemy of Doping Rule Infringement on Oct. 7.
“The player practiced their entitlement to demand that the B test was dissected, which affirmed the tracking down in the An example,” the ITIA said in a proclamation. “While temporarily suspended, the player is ineligible to contend in or go to any endorsed tennis occasions coordinated by the administering collections of the game.”
Halep said last month she would take off until the end of the year subsequent to having nose a medical procedure. She can’t partake or go to any occasion endorsed by the WTA while she is suspended.
Halep said via web-based entertainment she was stunned by the good medication test, adding she felt “confounded and double-crossed.
“All through my entire profession, conning never at any point entered my thoughts once, as it is absolutely against every one of the qualities I have been taught with.
“I will battle until the finish to demonstrate that I never purposely took any precluded substance and I have confidence that at some point or another, reality will become obvious,” Halep composed.
Halep has brought home 25 singles championships in her profession, remembering Wimbledon for 2019 and the French Open in 2018. Her latest competition win came in Toronto, fourteen days before the beginning of the current year’s U.S. Open.