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Slovakian tennis player banned for match fixing offences

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed a lengthy ban to Slovakian tennis player Dagmara Baskova as punishment for five match fixing offences. She was charged with the following two breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP): D.1.d of the 2017 TACP – “No covered person shall, directly or indirectly, contrive or attempt to contrive the outcome or any other …

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TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

French line umpire David Rocher has been banned from officiating by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)  for betting on 11 tennis matches between January and October 2019 as well as failing to cooperate with the TIU investigation. Both of Rocher’s charges were in clear violation of the rules of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP). TACP D.1.a states that no official …

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Sportradar: Tennis data blackout doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

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Major data supplier Sportradar has criticised the conclusion of the Independent Review Panel (IRP) to have a data blackout on the lower levels of professional tennis, saying that such a recommendation doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. The panel, represented by the the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis – the ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board – …

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