Maria Sharapova Suspended For TWO YEARS After Testing Positive For Doping — But The Tennis Star Is Fighting The Decision!
Things aren't looking so good for Maria Sharapova.
The tennis legend was suspended for two years on Wednesday after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.
According to the Associated Press, a three-person panel appointed by the International Tennis Federation said that while Sharapova did not intend to cheat, she bore the "sole responsibility" for doping.
But the five-time Grand Slam champion is hitting back hard, immediately responding to the ban by vowing to appeal the decision.
In a statement, the athlete said: