Guatemalan tennis player banned two years for match-fixing Guatemalan tennis player banned two years for match-fixing
LONDON (AP) — Guatemalan player Christopher Diaz-Figueroa has been banned from tennis for two years for match-fixing. The Tennis Integrity Unit, which handles corruption... Guatemalan tennis player banned two years for match-fixing

Guatemalan tennis player banned two years for match-fixing

LONDON (AP) — Guatemalan player Christopher Diaz-Figueroa has been banned from tennis for two years for match-fixing.

The Tennis Integrity Unit, which handles corruption cases in the sport, says the 28-year-old Diaz-Figueroa admitted to match-fixing at an ITF tournament in Prague in 2017, where he lost in the first round.

Diaz-Figueroa also had an extra year ban and $5,000 fine suspended for three years.

Diaz-Figueroa hit a career-high ranking of 326th in 2011 but is now down in 723rd. He has won five ITF singles titles in the lower-level Futures events and is the most successful Davis Cup player ever for Guatemala, with a career 41-21 record.

___

More AP Tennis: https://www.apnews.com/apf-Tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

a source

No comments so far.

Be first to leave comment below.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *