Gasquet in hot water

2009-05-09 21:03

Paris - French sports daily L'Equipe is reporting that tennis player Richard Gasquet has tested positive for cocaine.

The newspaper's reported on Saturday that traces of the banned drug were found in the 22-year-old Gasquet's urine sample at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Florida, after he pulled out of that tournament in March.

The report said Gasquet could face a two-year ban if the "B" sample comes back positive.

Neither Gasquet nor his management team have responded to the charges.