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18-year-old Czech tennis talent suspended for doping

18-year-old Czech tennis talent suspended for doping

The drug Trimetazidine, also known as TMZ, has been in recent news because of positive 2021 tests from China’s swimming team and Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva’s four year ban in January. The drug is at the heart of Nikola Bartunkova’s provisional sanction by the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (TADP).



Player awarded $9 million in Tennis Association abuse lawsuit

Player awarded $9 million in Tennis Association abuse lawsuit

In a federal court in Florida, a tennis player was awarded $9 million (€8.3m) in compensation by a jury. The player accused the U.S. Tennis Association of negligence, alleging that they did not safeguard her from a coach who sexually abused her during her teenage years at a training centre.