American Australian Open champion was disqualified for doping

tennis Player from the United States Abigail Spears received a 22-month suspension following the investigation with the discovery in her doping sample of the prohibited substances. The athlete was found guilty of violation of the tennis anti-doping code.

Spears has not been a major success in singles, but in doubles combinations mixed doubles she won in 2017 the Australian Open. Traces of three banned drugs – testosterone, prasterone and metabolites were detected in the sample of American women during last year’s US Open.

the Spears explained his violation of the supplementation, the composition of which it is not checked in the belief that it made her doctor. The international tennis Federation pleaded guilty tennis players high and, thus, term of its disqualification expires September 6, 2021, when Spears will be 40 years old.