Rafael Nadal said that he will sue Roselyne Bachelot, after the former French sports minister alleged the Spanish 14 time grand slam winners seven-month absence from the sport in 2012 was because of a positive doping test. Speaking after he beat Luxembourgs Gilles Muller 6-2 2-6 6-4 to advance to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on 13 March, an angry Nadal said that he was going to take legal action against Bachelot and anyone else who accuses him of doping.
Mar 14, 2016
Novak Djokovic on 11 March that Maria Sharapova must face the consequences of her failed drug test at the Australian Open
Mar 12, 2016
While Maria Sharapovas fellow players were shocked by the Russians announcement that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open, most of them felt the huge mistake could have been avoided.
Mar 10, 2016
Serena Williams, the top-ranked player in womens tennis, said on 8 March that she was shocked to hear her friend and fellow tennis star Maria Sharapova had failed a drug test, but she commended Sharapova for showing courage in taking responsibility.
Mar 8, 2016
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, the highest-paid woman in sports, said on 7 March that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance she has been taking for 10 years for health issues.
Mar 8, 2016
Maria Sharapova positive drug test: Capriati slams Russian, says she should be stripped of all titles
Tennis number one Novak Djokovic has been nominated again for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award he won last year, which doesnt surprise his coach Boris Becker, who says the Serb keeps getting better. Triple Wimbledon champion Becker is Chairman of Laureus Germany, where the awards ceremony will be held in Berlin on April 18 and in a recent interview in London said that Djokovic is an incredibly motivated street fighter who keeps getting better.
Mar 4, 2016
Andy Murray remains committed to playing a full part in Great Britains Davis Cup defence starting on 4 March, despite becoming a dad and the prospect of a packed playing schedule hampering his chances of leading the side to a repeat triumph. Murray was instrumental in ending Britains 79-year wait for the title that came with victory over Belgium in Ghent last November and he will be back on court for a first round tie against Japan in Birmingham.
Mar 3, 2016
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