The Court of Arbitration for Sport expects to issue rulings within a month on the doping appeals by tennis players Marin Cilic and Viktor Troicki.
CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb tells The Associated Press that Cilic's appeal against a nine-month ban is scheduled to be heard in London next Wednesday.
Reeb says the International Tennis Federation challenged the verdict of its own independent tribunal. The ITF seeks a two-year ban for Cilic's positive test for a banned stimulant in May.
Reeb says the Croatian player requested a verdict before the Paris Masters starts Oct. 28.
Troicki appeared before a CAS panel in Lausanne on Wednesday to appeal his 18-month ban for skipping a blood test in April.
The verdict is expected before early November to allow the Serbian player to register for the Davis Cup final against the Czech Republic.
Doping appeals by tennis players Marin Cilic and Viktor Troicki at the Court of Arbitration for Sport should be decided within a month.
After Troicki's case was heard Wednesday, CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb told The Associated Press that Cilic's appeal against a nine-month ban is scheduled to be heard in London next Wednesday.
In a counter appeal, the International...