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Maria Sharapova Gets Suspension Reduced

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Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova has had her doping suspension reduced.

The Russian-born star’s two-year suspension has been reduced to only 15 months because the Court of Arbitration for Sport found “no significant fault” on Sharapova’s part, according to ESPN. (RELATED: Maria Sharapova Suspended For Two Years For Doping)

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SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 25: Maria Sharapova of Russia in action during a round robin match againt Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during the BNP Paribas WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub on October 25, 2015 in Singapore. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Sharapova released a statement on her Facebook page saying getting her suspension reduced is one of her “happiest days.” (SLIDESHOW: Maria Sharapova Might Be Suspended, But She’s Still A Gorgeous Blonde Bombshell)

Sharapova will be eligible to return in April of 2017.

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