Capriati’s tweets were part of a mass series of 44 messages that saw the 39-year-old American rage against Sharapova’s use of meldonium as well as the wider usage of banned substances in sport.
Capriati called for Sharapova to have all of her titles – including her five Grand Slam victories – stripped because she has taken the drug since she was 16 years old.
Jennifer Capriati is a former professional tennis player, who in 1990 became the youngest player to ever be ranked in the Women's Tennis Association top ten.
A gifted athlete from the time she was born, Capriati began watching her father play tennis as a toddler, beginning lessons by the time she was in kindergarten.
A single word is all that's needed to sum up Capriati's ascent to No. And the word that best describes why it took her so long: demons. They were with her when she battled back from drug addiction to claim her first Grand Slam title. Some of us do a better job of managing them than others.
They will be with her when she delivers her acceptance speech at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R. Few of us have been forced to manage them in front of cameras at such a young age.
After several personal struggles including drug possession she took a break from the sport, returning in 2001 with an incredible comeback.
She has won 14 professional tournaments throughout her career.
"It's like you're being taken over by a demon," she told the New York Daily News.
She made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months, reaching the final of the hard-court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida.
Capriati reached the semifinals of the French Open in her debut and later became the youngest ever player to reach the top 10 at age 14 years, 235 days in October of that year.
1 ranking, and is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
Capriati set a number of youngest-ever records at the start of her career.