Bogomolov suspended 1½ months

Updated: September 27, 2005, 8:53 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- U.S. tennis player Alex Bogomolov Jr. was suspended Tuesday for 1½ months after testing positive for an asthma drug at the Australian Open.

Bogomolov, ranked 190th, said he took the substance to treat his respiratory condition but did not have permission to use it, the International Tennis Federation said. The ITF's independent tribunal ruled there was no intent to enhance performance and waived the usual two-year ban.

Bogomolov tested positive Jan. 13, the ITF ...

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