Maria Sharapova


MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova admitted that during the period of disqualification had consumed much more alcohol than previously. About this athlete said in an interview with Vogue magazine.

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“Over the past year I’ve consumed a lot more alcohol than ever in my life, – said Sharapova. Well, that’s because I spent a lot of time outside the house, walking”.

In early March of 2016, Sharapova admitted that did not pass the doping test, the sample was found a prohibited substance Meldonium. In June, the international tennis Federation disqualified Russian woman for two years, but the court of arbitration for Sport in Lausanne in October has reduced her suspension to 15 months .

Disqualification of the Russians ends on April 26, she’ll be back on court at the tournament in Stuttgart, Germany (22-30 April), the organizers of which was provided to Russian wild card (special invitation).