Transcript for Maria Sharapova Admits She Failed a Drug Test
Next tonight a stunning admission from one of the world's top tennis stars Maria Sharapova the highest paid penal athlete last year admitting she failed a drug test. ABC's Ryan Smith tonight on for emotional apology. I made a huge mistake tonight Maria Sharapova. Tennis star and the world's highest paid female athlete admitting she failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open. The 28 year old saying she'd been taking the drug mill don't Ian used to treat heart ailments but allegedly boosting endurance and some who take it. Since 2006 for medical issues she claims she was unaware it was added to the world anti doping agency's banned substances list this year I had a deficiency in my knees. AM I every year Larry KG results and my to a family history of diabetes. Sharapova the tennis product. He couldn't get instant star after winning. It's seventeen. Going on to win four more grand slams but in the years that followed. Injuries taking their told the star saying shall cooperate with the investigation in to her failed tests. I know that at face consequences. And and on and my career this way Sharapova one of the most well known tennis players to fail a drug test. Is reportedly subject to a provisional suspension. David.
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