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Former French Open Finalist Sara Errani Banned for Doping Violation

Former French Open finalist Sara Errani has failed a doping test for a hormone that can hide the presence of the male hormone testosterone, two Italian newspapers reported Monday.

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Updated:August 7, 2017, 8:20 PM IST
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Former French Open Finalist Sara Errani Banned for Doping Violation
File image of Sara Errani in action in the French Open. (Getty Images)
Rome: Italian player Sara Errani has been suspended for two months for an anti-doping violation, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed on Monday.

The 29-year-old former French Open finalist failed the out-of-competition test in February after a urine sample was found to contain letrozole - a substance used in the treatment of breast cancer which is also on the banned drug list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

It is described as an aromatase inhibitor that can act as a hormonal and metabolic stimulant.

An ITF statement said Errani was charged with an Anti-Doping violation on April 18 and had promptly asked for a hearing before an Independent Tribunal.
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