Enrique Lopez Perez gets eight-year ban for match fixing
Enrique Lopez Perez has been banned from the game for eight years for his involvement in match-fixing actions in three separate situations in 2017, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) mentioned on Tuesday.
The 29-year-old Spaniard, who reached a career-high singles rating of 154 in 2018 and a finest doubles rating of 135 final 12 months, was additionally fined $25,000.
“The disciplinary case was heard by anti-corruption hearing officer Richard McLaren on 5 November 2020,” the TIU mentioned in a press release.
“He found that Enrique Lopez Perez breached the rules of the Tennis Anti-corruption Programme three times at tournaments in 2017, with two further charges unproven.”
Perez was provisionally suspended in December 2019, and will be unable to attend or play in any sanctioned tennis occasion for the subsequent eight years.
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