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WAYNE ODESNIK RUMORS

Tennis player Odesnik banned 15 years for doping violation

LONDON -- American tennis player Wayne Odesnik was banned Wednesday for 15 years after a second doping violation. The International Tennis Federation said the 29-year-old Odesnik tested positive for several banned substances, including steroids, during tests in December and January. The ban was back-dated to Jan. 30 and will run until Jan. 29, 2030. Odesnik was first sanctioned in...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Odesnik banned 15 years for 2nd doping violation

LONDON (AP) The International Tennis Federation has banned American player Wayne Odesnik for 15 years after a second doping violation. The 29-year-old Odesnik was first sanctioned in 2010 for the possession of human growth hormone. Odesnik was off the tour form April 2010 to August 2011 after pleading guilty in Australia to importing HGH. He denied using the drug, and repeatedly...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Odesnik loses, faces questions in return to US Open after 5-year absence

NEW YORK -- After a five-year absence from the U.S. Open - which included a yearlong ban from the tour - American Wayne Odesnik couldn't get past his higher-ranked opponent or the same old questions. Odesnik's 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 first-round loss to 10th-seeded Kai Nishikori on Tuesday was followed by a news conference in which he deflected queries about the ban and its aftereffects. Odesnik...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Once banned in HGH case, Odesnik back in U.S. Open

  An American tennis player who served a 12-month ban after getting caught with human growth hormone has earned a wild card into the U.S. Open. Wayne Odesnik, a 28-year-old based in Florida and ranked 168th, hasn't played in the U.S. Open's main draw since 2009. He got a spot from the U.S. Tennis Association for this year's tournament based on results at USTA Pro Circuit events...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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