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Your words put a smile on my face: Sharapova thanks fans on Facebook

Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for banned substance meldonium during the Australia Open in January, the Russian took to Facebook to thank her fans for their support.

tennis Updated: Mar 10, 2016 13:42 IST
Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for meldonium during the Australia Open in January, she took to Facebook to thank her fans for their support.
Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for meldonium during the Australia Open in January, she took to Facebook to thank her fans for their support.(Reuters Photo)

Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for banned substance meldonium during the Australia Open in January, the Russian took to Facebook to thank her fans for their support.

The 28-year-old five-time Grand Slam champion wrote, “I woke up yesterday morning with an inbox, in full capacity of love and compassion.In this moment, I am so proud to call you my fans. Within hours of my announcement, you showed me support and loyalty, which I could only expect to hear when someone would be at the top of their profession,” reports E! Online.

“I wanted to let you know that your wonderful words put a smile on my face. I’d like to play again and hope to have the chance to do so. Your messages give me great encouragement. This message isn’t anything else but to say thank you. Thank you very much,” her post further read.

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