Maria Sharapova Thanks Fans For Their Support on Facebook

‘I wish I didn’t have to go through this, but I do – and I will’, writes Maria Sharapova

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Maria Sharapova made a bold move by calling a press conference and admitting that she failed a dope test in Los Angeles, on Monday. The 28-year-old had been taking a drug called meldonium for the past ten years which was banned by tennis authorities in January, earlier this year.

Sharapova said at the press conference, she didn’t know that the drug had been banned and hoped for another chance to play tennis.

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova and several fans have stood by Sharapova during this very difficult time.

The tennis ace was overwhelmed by the support she received and thanked everybody on Facebook.

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