After his 3-set win yesterday over Taylor Fritz, Roger Federer offered his thoughts on the Maria Sharapova ruling. Federer backed the 2-year ban stating there needs to be a zero tolerance policy for dopers.
“I didn’t get into all the details,” he told reporters at the tournament. “But I am for zero tolerance … She of course has the right to defend herself, like anyone … Whether it’s intentional or not, I don’t see too much difference. You must be 100 percent about what you are taking, [and] know its effects and consequences. If that’s not the case, you must be sanctioned.”
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