Tennis: Sharapova to learn fate in first week of October

Maria Sharapova returns a shot during the 2014 US Open. Photo / Getty Images
Maria Sharapova returns a shot during the 2014 US Open. Photo / Getty Images

Maria Sharapova will learn the result of her appeal against a two-year doping ban in the first week of October.

The five-time grand slam champion announced in March she tested positive for meldonium at the Australian Open.

A two-year ban was imposed in June, back-dated to January, and she appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, seeking a reduction.

- Radio Sport

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