Tennis: Simona Halep cleared to return to tour following doping ban reduction

Former world number one Simona Halep was cleared to resume her tennis career on Tuesday after her four-year

Halep has been out of tennis since the 2022 US Open.

The 32-year-old, who was suspended last September by the International Tennis Integrity Agency after two

separate doping infractions the previous year, is free to return immediately having last played at the 2022 US

Throughout this long and difficult process, I have maintained my belief that the truth would eventually come out

I am and always have been a clean athlete," Halep said in a statement.

"I cannot wait to return to the tour," she added.