An Independent Tribunal decided under the Tennis Anti-Doping Program that Mr. Arashov Arashov, a 17-year-old player from Kazakhstan, has committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Program, thereby, he should serve a period a period of ineligibility of two years. commencing on 30 September 2016.
Mr. Arashov was charged on 20 September 2016 in association with his participation in the Tourneo Playa de Gandia in Gandia, Spain.
All players competing in Grand Slam tournaments and events sanctioned by the ITF, ATP, and WTA are tested for substances prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency. On finding that an Anti-Doping Rules have been violated, sanctions are imposed under the Program in accordance with the rules of the World Anti-Doping Code.