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JENNIFER CAPRIATI RUMORS

Shoot the Messanger, Spare the Message; Why Capriati’s Sharapova Tweets Aren’t Off-Base

Appearing at a Los Angeles press conference on Monday, five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova, 28, announced testing positive for the recently banned drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.  In a prepared statement, the highest-earning female athlete shared she started taking the then legal drug in 2006 to improve various health issues including a heart condition...
Via All Sports Everything
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jennifer Capriati sounds off on Maria Sharapova's failed drug test

LOS ANGELES -- Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati is unhappy after current champion Maria Sharapova failed a drug test.On her Twitter account Monday, Capriati said she was "extremely angry and disappointed" in Sharapova, who acknowledged testing positive for a recently banned drug. Sharapova claims she had been taking meldonium for 10 years."I had to lose my career and never opted...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Capriati 'angry and disappointed' after Sharapova drug test

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati is unhappy after current champion Maria Sharapova failed a drug test. On her Twitter account Monday, Capriati said she was ''extremely angry and disappointed'' in Sharapova, who acknowledged testing positive for a recently banned drug. Sharapova claims she had been taking meldonium for 10 years. ''I had to lose my career and...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jennifer Capriati rips Maria Sharapova over failed drug test

On Monday, we learned Maria Sharapova failed a drug test at the Australian Open. After Sharapova’s announcement, a member of the tennis Hall of Fame ripped her for it. Jennifer Capriati won three Gran Slam singles titles and ascended to the world’s No. 1 ranking so she certainly knows what it takes to make it to the top of the sport. Sharapova’s declaration clearly did not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennis instructor Jimmy Evert, father of Chris, dies at 91

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Jimmy Evert, a highly regarded tennis instructor whose students included his Grand Slam champion daughter, has died at age 91. Evert was the city of Fort Lauderdale's tennis director for 49 years and taught a wide range of top junior players. All five of his children reached at least the final of a national junior championship, and daughter Chris became...
Via Associated Press
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Capriati avoids battery and stalking chargers

Jennifer Capriati will avoid chargers for battery and stalking which stemmed from a 2013 confrontation with an ex-boyfriend. Mike Edmondson, spokesman for the Palm Beach County state attorney’s office, said the charges were dropped in exchange for Capriati’s completion of 30 hours of community service and four hours of anger management counseling. Capriati attended anger management...
Via Tireball.com
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jennifer Capriati gets deal in West Palm Beach battery, stalking case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati won't have to face battery and stalking charges stemming from a 2013 confrontation with an ex-boyfriend under an agreement announced Monday. Mike Edmondson, spokesman for the Palm Beach County state attorney's office, said the charges were dropped in exchange for Capriati's completion of 30 hours of community service and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jennifer Capriati gets deal in Fla. battery, stalking case

Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati won't have to face battery and stalking charges stemming from a 2013 confrontation with an ex-boyfriend. A spokesman for the Palm Beach County state attorney's office said Monday that Capriati completed 30 hours of community service at a Tampa hospital and four hours of anger management counseling under a deferred prosecution agreement. The case...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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