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Serena Williams says doping tests are discriminatory

DISCRIMINATION: Serena Williams has been subjected to a higher number of doping tests than her fellow tennis players

SERENA WILLIAMS has accused the anti-doping testers of discrimination after she was subjected to a random drug test.

Williams published several tweets venting her frustration about the disproportionate amount of doping tests she has been required to do.

She wrote: “...and it’s that time of the day to get “randomly” drug tested and only test Serena. Out of all the players, it’s been proven I’m the one getting tested the most. Discrimination? I think so. At least I’ll be keeping the sport clean #StayPositive.

“But I’m ready to do whatever it takes to have a clean sport so bring it on. I’m excited.”

Last month, Deadspin reported that Williams’ publicist comments about the treatment the tennis champion had faced at the hands of anti-doping agencies.

Williams has been tested more frequently than her fellow tennis players, both male and female.

"Until I read that article I didn't realise it was such a discrepancy with me as well as against the other players that they listed, at least the American players - both male and female,” the BBC reported the 36-year-old said when asked about the findings.

Earlier this month, Williams made her Wimbledon comeback, competing in the tournament for the first time since the birth of her daughter Olympia in September.

She lost to Angelique Kerber in the final but defied critics with her achievement and was heralded by many as an inspiration to new and working mums.

Speaking to The Voice, Williams said: “I just like to tell all the mums, like, I had such a long struggle to come back, and it was really difficult...Honestly, I feel like if I can do it, they can do it. I'm just that person, that vessel, that's saying, ‘you can be whatever you want to be. If you want to go back to work,’ and to me after becoming a mum, I feel like there's no pressure to do that because having a child is a completely full-time job. But to those that do want to go back, you know, you can do it, you can really do it.”

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