Lindsey Vonn: ´Sharapova has always been a role model. It´s very disappointing´



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Lindsey Vonn: ´Sharapova has always been a role model. It´s very disappointing´

Queen of snow Lindsey Vonn, great tennis fan and supporter of Roger Federer, spoke about Maria Sharapova's drug test fail for Meldonium. Vonn prefers to wait instead of jumping into any conclusion, but of course this doping case is not nice: 'It's obviously disappointing just like when it happens to other athletes in other sports.

It's complicated, let's wait to see what Wada and ITF decide in order to understand better the situation. Personally, I think she is a nice woman who has had a fantastic career, she has always been a role model and a reference point'. Sharapova was tested positive on January 26 in the same days she lost against the American and World No.

1 Serena Williams in straight sets. The Russian announced it on March 7 during a press conference in Los Angeles. Her provisional ban started on March 12, but it could be substantially reduced. She has to give a substantial help in the investigations, and has to show lack of fault or negligence.

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