None Maria Sharapova posted a letter to her fans Friday on her Facebook page, four days after the Russian tennis star said she failed a doping test at the Australian Open in January for the little-known meldonium. The former world No. Read more
The Argentine defeated Tim Smyczek, 6-4, 6-0, in the first round of Indian Wells. (AP) Juan Martin del Potro says he is excited about the opportunity to play a top player again. The Argentine won his first-round match at Indian Wells to set up a meeting with Tomas Berdych. Read more
Eliasch says Sharapova was taking the substance in such low doses that the drug couldn’t possibly have improved her performance. Read more
Toni Nadal called the former French Minister for Health and Sport “an imbecile,” according to Spanish media. (AP) MADRID (AP) The Spanish government and Olympic committee have defended Rafael Nadal from doping accusations made by a former French official. Read more
Gstaad has hosted an ATP event for years. (AP) GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) The WTA Tour is returning to Switzerland after an eight-year gap with a clay-court tournament in July. Read more
Bouchard, No. 42 this week, will face 21st-seeded Sloane Stephens of the U.S. in the second round. (AP) INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Read more
”If you’re taking performance-enhancing drugs and you fail a drug test you have to get suspended,” he said. (AP) INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Read more
”This is kind of where everything started for us,” Serena said Thursday during a press conference at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. (AP) INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Read more