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Wickmayer says she will appeal

Updated: November 5, 2009, 5:41 PM ET
Associated Press

BRUSSELS -- U.S. Open semifinalist Yanina Wickmayer was suspended for one year by a Belgian anti-doping tribunal Thursday, accused of failing to report her whereabouts to drug-testing officials three times.

The Flemish regional tribunal called the punishment "reasonable." Tribunal spokesman Koen Uman said the suspension takes immediate effect, but Wickmayer can appeal the decision.

The 18th-ranked Belgian has denied any wrongdoing and said on her Web site she planned to appeal to the ...

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