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Brazil's Bellucci gets 5-month ban for doping

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AP, Sao Paulo :
Brazilian tennis player Thomaz Bellucci has been given a five-month suspension for doping.
The 30-year-old Bellucci, who reached a career high of 21 in the rankings in 2010, said Thursday that a sample he provided last July at the Swedish Open at Bastad tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, which can mask other substances.
Bellucci said the positive test was the result of a contaminated vitamin supplement.

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