Eugenie Bouchard has turned into the most recent prominent tennis player to reprimand Maria Sharapova who come back to focused tennis on Wednesday taking after a 15-month drugs boycott.
The Canadian, and previous Wimbledon runner-up, likewise laid into the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), whose principles have enabled Sharapova to resume her vocation.
The 30-year-old Russian was initially suspended for a long time by the International Tennis Federation subsequent to testing positive for the restricted substance meldonium.
Sharapova’s suspension was diminished on bid and Bouchard, who is contending in Istanbul this week, said of the five-time Grand Slam champion: “I don’t surmise the truth is out.
“She’s a miscreant thus to me, I don’t think a con artist in any game ought to be permitted to play that game once more.
“It’s so unjustifiable to the various players who do it the correct way and are valid. So I simply think the WTA sends the wrong message to youthful children: you know, cheat and we’ll invite you back with open arms.
“So I don’t feel the truth is out. She’s not somebody I can state I turn upward to any longer since it’s very demolished it for me a tiny bit.”
Sharapova conceded she had been utilizing Mildronate, another name for meldonium, for about 10 years and was ignorant that it had been added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s restricted rundown toward the begin of a year ago
She fizzled a doping test amid the Australian Open of 2016 and is currently back on Tour planning to restore her tennis profession.
Playing in Stuttgart on a trump card, she beat Roberta Vinci in two tight sets on her arrival and will learn on May 16 whether she will get a special case for the French Open.