Maria Sharapova addresses the media reporting a failed drug test after the Australian Open in the midst of an inquiry and answer session in Los Angeles, March 7, 2016. The calling of Russian past world number one Maria Sharapova was in players after she was given a two-year blacklist by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tailing her specific test for the banned solution meldonium at the present year's Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova commends ensuing to winning her fourth round match against Switzerland's Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open tennis rivalry at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 24, 2016. In a declaration the ITF said the 29-year-old five-times incredible sledge champion's blacklist would be preceded to Jan. 26 this year, which implies her results and prize money from the Australian Open, where she accomplished the quarter-finals, would be crossed out out.
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States in the midst of their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis rivalry in Melbourne January 14, 2014. Sharapova said she would draw in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), depicting the order as "preposterously harsh".
Maria Sharapova stances for picture takers as she holds her trophy ensuing to winning the last match over Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain at the Rome Open tennis rivalry in Rome, Italy, May 17, 2015. Sharapova, the world's most liberally repaid female contender, stunned the wearing scene in March when she announced that she had attempted positive for meldonium, a drug she said she had been taking for a long time to treat diabetes and low magnesium.
Maria Sharapova reacts in the midst of her women's semi-last match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the French Open tennis rivalry at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 5, 2014. At the time Sharapova, the most surprising profile tennis player to miss the mark a threatening to doping test, said she had made "a tremendous mistake" reprimanding her powerlessness to examine an email sent by the ITF that meldonium had been added to the banned once-over. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Maria Sharapova, then 15 years old, plays with a fan in the midst of an event propelling tennis in Hong Kong, December 29, 2002. Unless her blacklist is diminished she won't be qualified to play until after the 2018 Australian Open when she would be 30. The blacklist will in like manner influence on her triumphant potential. REUTERS/Kin Cheung
Maria Sharapova compliments her win against compatriot Elena Bovina in their second round match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, June 26, 2003. Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer cut its ties with Sharapova after the news of her doping encroachment while diverse benefactors, for instance, Nike and Porsche expelled themselves from her. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Thirteenth seed Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams hold their specific trophies after their women's last match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 3, 2004. Sharapova has 35 WTA singles titles and has won each one of the four of the amusement's awesome wallop titles. Her livelihood salary signify $36 million while her off-court benefit, as demonstrated by Forbes, are around $200 million. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Maria Sharapova stances with her trophy in the changing zone resulting to winning the French Open women's singles last match against Sara Errani of Italy in Paris June 9, 2012. REUTERS/Sindy Thomas/FFT/Pool
Maria Sharapova hits the ball to Belarussia's Darya Kustova in the midst of their second round match of the WTA Warsaw Open Tennis rivalry at Legia tennis courts in Warsaw May 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adam Nurkiewicz
Maria Sharapova stances with her trophy for picture takers near the Eiffel Tower in Paris a day in the wake of winning the French Open women's singles last match in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Maria Sharapova gives back the ball to Christina McHale of the U.S. in the midst of their match at the Madrid Open tennis rivalry May 6, 2014. REUTER/Andrea Comas
Maria Sharapova reacts in the midst of her match against Coco Vandeweghe of the U.S. at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Maria Sharapova wears shoes with her name monogrammed on the back in the midst of the remainder of the Sony Ericsson Open tennis rivalry in Key Biscayne, Florida, April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Hans Deryk
Maria Sharapova stances close by a Porsche Boxster auto in Paris, France, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Maria Sharapova stances on big name focal before dispatching her new TAG Heuer AQUARACER Steel and 18K Gold watch with gems in New York, August 22, 2006. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Maria Sharapova holds a pack of her sticky treat line "Sugarpova" at the BNP Paribas Open WTA tennis rivalry in Indian Wells, California, March 6, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Maria Sharapova walks around Japanese models holding Samantha Thavasa satchels, which she arranged, in the midst of a style show in Tokyo December 23, 2005. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
(L-R) Photographer Mario Testino, U.S. Vogue article administrator Anna Wintour and Maria Sharapova go to the Spring/Summer 2016 women's set up to-wear gathering for Chanel in Paris, France, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Maria Sharapova reacts in the wake of winning a point against Maria Elena Camerin of Italy in the midst of their match at the Nasdaq-100 Open tennis rivalry in Key Biscayne, Florida March 26, 2006. REUTERS/Carlos Barria