Injury treatment may lead to ban

Updated: July 29, 2009, 8:24 AM ET
Associated Press

VIENNA -- Austrian tennis player Tamira Paszek faces a provisional suspension while officials investigate whether a medical treatment she received for a back injury violated doping regulations.

The Austrian anti-doping agency has asked its discplinary committee to temporarily ban Paszek.

Committee chairman Gernot Schaar said Wednesday that Paszek has seven days to respond.

The 18-year-old player received treatment earlier this month. Blood was taken for enrichment and later reinjected ...

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