Harsh punishment for the peruvian Mauricio Echazú who admitted to fixing tennis matches, the sanction came from the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) which ended up suspending him from all competition for 2 years and 3 months. He will return when he is 35 years old.
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As dictated by the ITIA, 33-year-old Echazú “violated the rules of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program” after getting involved with match-fixing. As of today, Echazú is ranked 866 in the ATP ranking.
ITIA official Raj Parker assured that “You are prohibited from playing or attending any tennis event organized by any governing body of international tennis or national association.” As indicated, the Peruvian tennis player Mauricio Echazú “He admitted to having rigged or attempted to rig the outcome of a tennis match and having received in return to influence the outcome of a match.”
When will Mauricio Echazú play tennis again?
The national tennis player You will have to leave the racket until November 5, 2023, on that date the 2 years and 3 months of sanction are completed that has been loaded since August 6, 2021. Additionally, Echazú must pay a fine of 10 thousand dollars.
The tennis player spoke at the time, Echazú said: “The ITIA opened an investigation for me for having found my name in messages from third parties that were related to sports betting. For my part, I am at the ITIA’s disposal, collaborating in good faith and being advised by a sports lawyer so that everything this issue is clarified as soon as possible “.