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Maria Sharapova is appealing the suspension from tennis

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed Tuesday that Sharapova is appealing the suspension for using meldonium, She asked “that the period of ineligibility should be eliminated, or in the alternative, reduced.” At the request of the parties, this arbitration procedure will be kept confidential. The appeal will be by July 18.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Tennis

A drone crashed in Louis Armstrong Stadium on Thursday during a US Open match

"I was a little bit scared, I have to say. I mean, with all the things that happen now in the world, I’m imagining, 'OK, it’s a bomb.' That was my first reaction. I think it’s normal to think something like that.I was trying to (keep playing). I saw the police there watching and everything," Flavia Pennetta declared after a drone crashed into seats in Armstrong Stadium towards the end of No. 26 Flavia Pennetta’s second-round win against Monica Niculescu.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Tennis

Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) reported on its website on Wednesday that Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been suspended for two years for breaching anti-doping rules. Sharapova said she would file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), ESPN reported.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Tennis

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