Slovak tennis player banned for 12 years for match fixing

London, 1 January (IANS). Slovakia’s tennis player Dagmara Baskova has been banned for 12 years by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU). Fellow Baskova has also been fined 40 thousand dollars for match-fixing.

TIU has stated that it has detected five matches of match fixing by Dagmara in the year 2017. Dagmara has the highest WTA rakgi 1117 (singles) and 777 (doubles).

Dagmara has admitted all the allegations against him. Thereafter, she cannot participate in any tennis event organized by the regulatory bodies of tennis for 12 years.

During the Anti Corruption Healing, however, the penalty imposed on him was reduced and now he will have to pay a fine of one thousand dollars within 90 days.



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