Originally Posted by Rjtennis
A silent ban is complete nonsense. If he was caught using banned chemicals he would have an outright ban. I agree that with his injuries and the elevated play at the top of the game I'm sure he has lost a lot of confidence.
What is your explanation for Agassi's drug use being covered up? And he was as prominent then as Nadal is now, not to mention, covering up a drug which clearly doesn't help one's tennis would seem to be less necessary than one that does-but they covered it up anyway.