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Fernando Verdasco, Veteran Spanish Tennis Participant, Accepts 2-Month Doping Ban | Tennis Information

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Veteran Spanish tennis participant Fernando Verdasco has accepted a voluntary two-month doping suspension the Worldwide Tennis Integrity Company (ITIA) stated on Wednesday. The ITIA stated in a press release that an consideration deficit hyperactivity dysfunction (ADHD) remedy, methylphenidate had been present in a urine pattern from the payer who turned 39 on November 15.

Verdasco, who has an ATP career-high rating of seven however is presently 125 on the earth, was examined at an ATP Challenger occasion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in February.

The assertion stated that Verdasco admitted the  breach and stated he had been recognized with ADHD and the methylphenidate was prescribed by his physician however that he had uncared for to resume his Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).

It added that the 2009 Australian Open semi-finalist has since been granted a brand new TUE by World Anti-Doping Company WADA.

“The ITIA accepts that the participant didn’t intend to cheat, that his violation was inadvertent and unintentional,” stated the assertion.

It stated the circumstances allowed the suspension to be diminished to 2 months from the same old two years.

Verdasco might be eligible to return on January 8.

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