Madison Brengle sues WTA, ITF over injuries from doping tests

By: Reuters |
Published: April 10, 2018 2:00:53 pm

Madison Brengle has filed a lawsuit in Florida state court against the WTA and International Tennis Federation. (Source: AP)

Madison Brengle filed a lawsuit against the Women’s Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation on Monday seeking damages for injuries she says were caused by the repeated drawing of blood for anti-doping tests.

The 28-year-old American had informed tennis authorities that she suffered from a rare medical condition that reacts to needle injections, her lawyer Peter Ginsberg said.

“Tennis authorities ignored evidence of her professionally-diagnosed condition and refused to provide alternative testing or a medical accommodation, instead subjecting Brengle to testing that caused her to withdraw from tournaments and has now resulted in…

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