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Baskova Banned 12 Years for Match Fixing


Corruption has cost Dagmara Baskova her tennis career.

The 28-year-old Slovakian baseliner has been banned for 12 years and fined $40,000 after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit uncovered five incidents of match fixing Baskova in 2017.

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The TIU announced Baskova admitted the charges and Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer Ian Mill ruled that she should be prohibited from playing in or attending any tennis event authorised or sanctioned by the governing bodies of tennis for a period of 12 years.

The majority of the fine is suspended, with $1,000 payable within 90 days.

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Baskova, who reached a career-high WTA ranking of 1117 in singles and 777 in doubles, has retired from professional tennis since the ruling.

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