#MariaSharapova: The story behind her downfall and two-year ban from #Tennis

She arrived as the underdog, and left with a Wimbledon championship. It's 10 years since 17-year-old Maria Sharapova defeated Serena Williams in that final. It would be her first of five grand slam victories.

#Sharapova testified her father had collected the #Meldonium from an unspecified source in #Russia, but was no longer able to provide a sample of the packaging.

Her argument that no significant fault should be attached to her was dismissed by the tribunal, which concluded she was unable to “prove that she has exercised any degree of diligence”.

Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/36486050



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