The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Tuesday stated that the British professional tennis player and Davis Cup Champion Dan Evans has been banned for one whole year following had testing positive for cocaine. On Tuesday he was hit with a one-year suspension.
“Decision issued under the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme that Daniel Evans committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Programme. It was agreed that a period of one year’s ineligibility should be imposed, commencing on 24 April 2017.
27-yr-old British shuttler Dan Evans this year at the Barcelona Open championship has failed doping test. He will be eligible to play again on April 24 next year.
The governing body also further stated that the ITF conventional Evans’ account how cocaine get into system and that he abide No major Fault or Negligence for the abuse. Evans had accepted the ITF’s anti-doping charge, conveying in June that, “I made a mistake and I must face up to it.”