Roddick helps Bulgarian player in doping appeal

Updated: October 12, 2012, 11:33 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- On the day Andy Roddick announced his retirement from tennis, he helped Bulgarian player Dimitar Kutrovsky receive a reduced ban in a doping case.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has published a ruling in Kutrovsky's appeal that reduced his two-year ban to 15 months.

CAS says Roddick "testified about Kutrovsky's character" by telephone with the Aug. 30 appeal hearing held in New York.

Roddick also called a news conference at Flushing Meadows that ...

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