Marin Cilic suspended for doping
LONDON -- Former top-10 player Marin Cilic has been suspended nine months for a doping violation.
The ban was backdated to May 1, so Cilic can return to competition Jan. 31, the International Tennis Federation said Monday.
Cilic tested positive for nikethamide, a stimulant, at a tournament in Munich last spring. The ITF said it accepted the player's contention that he ingested the substance inadvertently in glucose tablets and was not trying to cheat.
As a result, the ITF ...
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