While it’s a sensitive topic right now, several players both past and present took to twitter to voice their disappointment over Maria Sharapova’s bombshell announcement yesterday that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open.
In addition to Jennifer Capriati’s rant, here are others:
Very disappointed waking up to hear the news about @MariaSharapova …
— Kim Clijsters (@Clijsterskim) March 8, 2016
Au passage pour les sceptiques, le cas Sharapova prouve bien que les meilleurs ne sont absolument pas protégés en cas de contrôle positif
— Gilles SIMON (@GillesSimon84) March 8, 2016
I do not want to see @MariaSharapova career end on an honest mistake.
— Jamie Hampton (@Jamie_Hampton) March 8, 2016
@MariaSharapova handled today like a true champion. Very classy of her after an honest mistake
— Madison Keys (@Madison_Keys) March 8, 2016
Doesn't look that innocent for Sharapova or whoever else took it, this Meldonium stuff but who knows? https://t.co/IBqop5ggHZ
— Matt Ebden (@mattebden) March 7, 2016
Wow. Classy of @MariaSharapova to hold a press conference for this and admit making a mistake. Definitely agree that have to be aware though
— James Blake (@JRBlake) March 7, 2016
Sharapova failed a drugs test. Not sure what to make of that.
— Anne Keothavong (@annekeothavong) March 7, 2016
“If I was going 2 announce my retirement, it wouldn’t b in a downtown Los Angeles hotel with a fairly ugly carpet." Sharapova. Standards 💜
— judy murray (@judmoo) March 7, 2016
Maria handled the press conference with class, however all pro athletes should be well aware of what they are taking.
— Michael Russell (@MRusselltennis) March 7, 2016
Maria handled that so well. In my opinion, honest mistake from a great champion.
— Ryan Harrison (@ryanharrison92) March 7, 2016
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