The new 72-hole stroke play format will feature foursomes (alternate shot) and four-ball (best ball).
If comparisons with other players who have been banned for drugs offences are anything to go by, Maria Sharapova could return stronger than ever in the wake of her 15-month suspension. Sharapova makes her controversial comeback here at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, having been allowed to play despite
Ilie Nastase remained unrepentant about his conduct towards the British contingent at the Fed Cup, despite the All England Club threatening a Royal Box ban and fellow Romanian sports hero Nadia Comaneci branding his comments "ugly". Romanian website ProSport quoted the 70-year-old Nastase
Another doping violation has seen Russia's Tatyana Chernova stripped of the heptathlon bronze she won at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.