Serena Williams has accused anti-doping authorities of “discrimination” after being subjected to a random drugs test on Tuesday night.
Williams, who has only recently startedcompeting regularly again following the birth of her daughter Olympia in September, tweeted: “And it’s that time of the day to get “randomly” drug tested and only test Serena. Out of all the players it’s been proven I’m the one getting tested the most. Discrimination? I think so. At least I’ll be keeping the sport clean #StayPositive”.
Williams’ suggestion that she is being specifically targeted follows an article published on the Deadspin website last month that revealed that she had given five samples to United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in 2018 when the number for most other female American players was either zero or one. Read more