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The world No 29, Dayana Yastremska, has been provisionally suspended from all tennis activity following a positive doping test. A urine sample given by Yastremska for an out-of-competition test on 24 November contained a metabolite of mesterolone, a synthetic testosterone.Yastremska has denied committing any offence in a social media statement. “I have never used any performance enhancing drugs or any prohibited substances,” the Ukrainian wrote on Twitter
. “I am astonished and under shock, particularly given that two weeks prior to this test, I tested negative at the WTA event in Linz.” Related: Women's tennis stars cautious as 2021 season starts inside fragile bubble | Tumaini Carayol Continue reading...