• Former French Open finalist claimed she accidentally ingested drug
• Italian ‘extremely disappointed but at peace with my conscience’
The former world No5 Sara Errani has been banned for two months after failing a doping test. The 30-year-old Italian, a French Open finalist in 2012, tested positive for the cancer treatment drug letrozole, which can increase body mass, in February.
An independent tribunal set up by the International Tennis Federation accepted Errani’s explanation she must have accidentally ingested drugs being used by her mother to treat breast cancer through contaminated food.
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