Leaving aside the talk about silent bans, surely there's a topic which hasn't had enough attention on this thread.
Marat Safin. Juicer?
- Client of Del Moral. This of itself should prevent this post being deleted. If being a client of Del Moral is not evidence, I don't know what is.
- Wildly inconsistent performances. Could go from tennis god (vs Sampras USO F, vs Fed AO F) to complete waste of space. Perhaps he didn't take whatever he was on continuously throughout his career?
- Past his peak very early, even by tennis standards. Perhaps decided that juicing was too much hassle/ stress, and wanted to get out while the going was good?
Edit: After posting this, I did a bit of double checking on how strong the Safin-Del Moral link actually was. Some sites report a direct link with Del Moral but others only link Safin to an academy where he worked, e.g.: