93 in the past rankings Because Andrej Martin violated the Tennis Anti-Doping Program, he has been given a provisional suspension. Martin gave a sample at the Bratislava Challenger in the first few days of June. Martin’s sample tested positive for an unidentified banned drug.
“Andrej Martin, a 32-year-old tennis player from Slovakia, has been provisionally suspended in accordance with Article 7.12.1 of the 2022 Tennis Anti-Doping Programme, according to the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) (TADP).
On July 22, 2022, the ITIA informed the player that they had violated Articles 2.1 of the Programme (the presence of a Prohibited Substance in a Player’s Sample) and 2.2 of the Programme (the Use of a Prohibited Substance without a Valid TUE), and that they had been provisionally suspended as of that date “In its statement, the ITIA said.
“Martin was tested in June 2022 at an ATP Challenger match in Bratislava. He was ranked 191 in the ATP Singles at the time. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List for 2022 lists SARM S-22, a non-specified prohibited drug, and analysis of the sample revealed that the A sample contained this chemical.
A necessary provisional suspension is applied when adverse analytical findings for chemicals that are not specified.”
Martin, 32, played on the Challenger Tour for the most of the season.
Martin played the most of his season on the Challenger Tour before being suspended.
Martin played in just one ATP tournament this season despite having just two years earlier reached his career-high ranking of No. 93 in the globe. Martin lost in the first round of his lone ATP match in 2022, which took place in February at the Cordoba Open.
At the Heilbronn Challenger in May, Martin achieved his greatest performance of the year, making it all the way to the final before falling to Daniel Altmaier. Three weeks ago, Martin last competed at the Trieste Challenger, where he lost in the first round. When Martin will be able to resume his duties is yet uncertain.