The CAS will issue its decision on Maria Sharapova's appeal during the first week of October.
WTA Staff

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced today that it will issue its decision in the arbitration procedure between Maria Sharapova and the International Tennis Federation during the first week of October, 2016.

For the full release from the CAS, click here.

Sharapova has been off the court since March, when she made her initial announcement. The Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (TADP) handed down its first ruling in early June, followed by the former No.1's decision to appeal, the ruling on which had been postponed in July.