Dan Evans will make comeback from one-year drugs ban after testing positive for cocaine at Glasgow Challenger

DAN EVANS will make his comeback from his cocaine disgrace in Glasgow subsequent week after being given a wildcard by the Garden Tennis Affiliation.

Evans is eligible to play once more from subsequent Tuesday having served a 12-month ban for testing positive for the Class A drug at a event in Barcelona final yr.

 Dan Evans is set to make his return to tennis after a one-year drugs ban

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Dan Evans is about to make his return to tennis after a one-year drugs ban

Regardless of the British No2’s suspension for an anti-doping offence, the LTA has determined to provide him a wildcard into the qualifying occasion for a Challenger occasion in Glasgow.

Evans stated: “I need to thank everybody who has supported me all through this troublesome interval.

“I’ve discovered lots about myself in my time away from the sport, a sport that I really like very dearly.

“I’m now dedicated to coaching onerous, resuming my profession and getting again to the place I used to be, though respect this will take time.

 Dan Evans was banned for one-year after testing positive for cocaine

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Dan Evans was banned for one-year after testing positive for cocaine

“If there’s a lesson to be discovered right here it’s that it’s each athlete’s duty for what they put into their our bodies.

“I’m grateful to those that have stood by me, the followers and the LTA for the chance to compete once more.”

LTA Efficiency Director Simon Timson stated, “The LTA condemns any type of doping, which has no place in our sport.

“We’ve been having common contact with Dan and he has proven real dedication to getting his tennis profession again on monitor.

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 Dan Evans will return at this month's Glasgow Challenger event

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Dan Evans will return at this month's Glasgow Challenger occasion

“We have now offered a structured programme of Sports activities Science and Drugs help to assist his journey since Dan turned eligible once more.

“He has handed our agreed checks during the last six weeks and it’s on this foundation we have now agreed to offer him with a spot within the qualifying event for the upcoming ATP Challenger occasion in Scotstoun from April 28.

“Dan has mirrored on his expertise during the last yr, and has begun to help the event of the LTA’s anti-doping schooling supplies to assist rising younger gamers keep away from comparable errors.

“Our continued help will be completely depending on a non-negotiable dedication to ongoing monitoring.”

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DAN EVANS will make his comeback from his cocaine disgrace in Glasgow subsequent week after being given a wildcard by the Garden Tennis Affiliation.

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