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US tennis player Lepchenko cleared after meldonium positives

LONDON (AP) American Varvara Lepchenko tested positive four times for meldonium, according to the International Tennis Federation, which cleared her because it was determined she took the substance before its ban went into effect on Jan. 1. The ITF announced Tuesday that Lepchenko had been provisionally suspended in March but it was later determined that she ''bore no fault or...
Via Associated Press
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Lepchenko, Gavrilova win easily in Australian Open warm-ups

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) An Uzbekistan-born American and a Russian-born Australian had easy straight-set victories Sunday in Australian Open Series warmup tournaments. At the Brisbane International, U.S. citizen Varvara Lepchenko, who was born in Tashkent, beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-1 in the first round. In Perth, Western Australia, 4,300 kilometers (2...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Korea Open: American Lepchenko advances to Round 2

SEOUL, South Korea -- Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 6-1, 6-2 Monday. Lepchenko converted all three break points in first set at Olympic Park Tennis Center. She will next face Han Na-Lae of South Korea, who beat Su Jeong-jang 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3. Also, Christina McHale of the...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lepchenko beats Rogowska to advance at Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 6-1, 6-2 Monday. Lepchenko converted all three break points in first set at Olympic Park Tennis Center. She will next face Han Na-Lae of South Korea, who beat Su Jeong-jang 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3. Also, Christina McHale of...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Varvara Lepchenko

Image from Varvara's Facebook Page We caught up with American tennis player Varvara Lepchenko at the Sony Open as she was cooling down after her 2:59 hour match against Tomljanovic.  Enjoy! If you could only have 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?Ice cream. What is one thing that you would change about yourself? I wouldn’t change anything. What is one of your...
Via Onthegotennis
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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