Sharapova called a press conference on Monday night to reveal the news herself, having been informed by the International Tennis Federation on 2 March that she had tested positive for a banned substance at the Australian Open in January.
Sharapova admitted to taking meldonium since she was 16 to help with health issues, with the drug only being added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s banned substance list on 1 January 2016 after “evidence of its use by athletes with the intention of enhancing performance” was discovered.
In December 2006 Philip started his own record label Faith Music with releases from Pole Folder, Oliver Moldan, Art-B, Miquell Santos, Mastino, Dava Di Toma, etc.
Capriati reached the semifinals of the French Open in her debut and later became the youngest ever player to reach the top 10 at age 14 years, 235 days in October of that year.
Her parents, Stefano and Denise, began training her to be a tennis star as soon as she was able to hold a racket.
It was thereby the fourth-youngest Spielerin, which ever won a title.
She made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months, reaching the final of the hard-court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida.