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This tennis pro thinks Maria Sharapova is 'a cheater' who should have been barred for life

This tennis pro thinks Maria Sharapova is 'a cheater' who should have been barred for life

Eugenie Bouchard thinks Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova’s doping suspension should have been longer than 15 months.

The Canadian player thinks the ban should have lasted forever.

Sharapova returned to competitive tennis Wednesday, beating Roberta Vinci, 7-5, 6-3, in the opening round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany.

Bouchard commented on the return of the former world No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam champion prior to exiting in the first round of this week’s Istanbul Cup.

“She is a cheater, and so to me, I don’t think a cheater in any sport should be allowed to play that sport again,” Bouchard said in an interview with Turkish...

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