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Wickmayer plans to appeal

Updated: November 6, 2009, 12:55 PM ET
Associated Press

NUSA DUA, Indonesia -- US Open semifinalist Yanina Wickmayer voluntarily withdrew from the ongoing Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions on Friday after receiving a one-year suspension by a Belgian anti-doping tribunal.

The 20-year-old Wickmayer was suspended Thursday for failing to report her whereabouts to anti-doping officials three times. She has denied any wrongdoing and said on her Web site she plans to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Stacey Allaster, WTA Tour ...

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