Thu, October 29, 2020

International Tennis Federation (ITF) v Ashley Kratzer

International Tennis Federation (ITF) v Ashley Kratzer

A decision in the case of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) against Ashley Kratzer has been issued by the ITF Independent Panel. Sport Resolutions is the independent secretariat to the Independent Panel.

On 18 March 2020, the ITF issued Ms Kratzer with a Notice of Charge for the Presence of Growth Hormone-Releasing Peptide 6 (GHRP-6) in a Sample collected In-Competition on 27 January 2020.

An Independent Tribunal was appointed to determine this matter, comprised of Carol Roberts (Chair), Professor Brian Lunn and Professor Isla Mackenzie. The Tribunal found that an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) had been committed by Ms Kratzer under Article 2.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme, and sanctioned Ms Kratzer with a 4 year period of Ineligibility from 28 March 2020 (the date of her Provisional Suspension) until midnight on 27 March 2024.

A copy of the full decision can be accessed via the related documents tab on the right-hand side.

To visit the ITF website, please click here.


Recent News Articles

Fri, February 03, 2023

Three former US snowboarders have filed a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by ex-coach Peter Foley

U.S. Ski and Snowboard and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee are also named in the suit

Read More

Wed, February 01, 2023

Russian Chess Federation to leave European Chess Union for Asian Chess Federation

The Chess Federation of Russia (FCR) is set to change its continental body from the European Chess Union (ECU) to the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) following war with Ukraine. 

Read More

Tue, January 31, 2023

Scholars call on Trudeau to launch independent inquiry into sports in Canada

Canadian and international scholars have written a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for an independent inquiry into sports in Canada. 

Read More