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Brazilian player banned for steroid use

2017-07-21 23:49

London - The International Tennis Federation has banned a Brazilian doubles player for three years and nine months for using an anabolic steroid.

The ITF says Americo Lanzoni tested positive for norandrosterone at a Challenger circuit event in Sao Paulo in April last year.

Lanzoni will be 31 when the ban expires in March 2020.

His highest doubles ranking was No 1 552 and he never held a singles ranking, according to his profile page on the ITF website.

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