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Peruvian tennis player suspended after testing positive for Cannabis

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ITF – the International Tennis Federation confirmed the suspension of Arklon Huertas del Pino.

World No. 586 in the ATP world rankings, has voluntarily accepted a suspension period after violating one of the articles in the Tennis Anti-Doping Program. Huertas del Pino has tested positive for cannabis, the plant that gives rise to marijuana.

The ITF announced it through a statement where it stated: “Arklon Huertas del Pino has accepted a provisional voluntary suspension, pending the determination of his position.”

The Peruvian tennis player gave a urine sample on October 24 when he participated in the Lima Challenger, from October 21 to 27.

Huertas del Pino’s best ranking was in 2019, when it reached 551 in the world.

Source: TennisWorldUSA

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