Darren Cahill defends Simona Halep against the accusations

Darren Cahill, coach of the Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner, expressed his opinion regarding the issue

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Darren Cahill defends Simona Halep against the accusations
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Simona Halep was disqualified for four years due to testing positive for Roxadustat, a substance prohibited by the regulation, and some irregularities in the biological passport. A sentence that took the Romanian by surprise, who according to her was the victim of an obvious injustice.

Halep, in an interview with Front Office Sports, explained: "I was confident after the hearing, because there were so many things that didn't make sense. When I was told their decision, I was completely annoyed. I couldn't believe it.

that they had suspended me for four years. They found nothing wrong with my blood tests. It's crazy that they made this decision despite all the evidence my legal team shows. They have no proof." Darren Cahill, coach of the Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner, expressed his opinion regarding the issue, explaining that what is written in the published report condemning the Romanian tennis player, was not done by the two-time Slam champion.

He explained: "Simona didn't do any of what's been suggested in that report. CAS has always been the proper place to hear this case."

Sorana Cirstea defends Halep and harshly attacks Serena Williams

Serena Williams, after hearing the news, threw a dig at Halep, probably referring to the final played on the lawns of the All England Club in 2019 and which could have given her eighth success at Wimbledon.

"8 is a better number," the former US player wrote on her Twitter account.

Sorana Cirstea, speaking to Sport Pro-TV, talked about the Halep case and attacked Serena Williams: "I know Simona and I don't think she has ever knowingly doped.

This suspension is for an innocent person. Personally, I'm afraid to take anything: even aspirin. I'm a little paranoid, but it's no joke. It's every athlete's nightmare. Serena Williams was extraordinarily good as a player, but she has always been an arrogant person.

She didn't accept the fact that someone could beat her or that a tennis player would win her title instead of her."

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