"It's much better if we compare the old Simona with the new Simona," she said. "I'm just trying to change myself to not think that much about the points."
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The heart drug meldonium had only recently been placed on the banned list when Sharapova tested positive for it at the 2016 Australian Open, and Kuznetsova said Sharapova paid the price for her mistake.
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