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Moroccan tennis player permanently banned for fixing 135 matches

Reporter Ahn Hong-seok = A player who was caught doing the most match-fixing in tennis history has been permanently expelled. 스포츠토토

The International Tennis Integrity Organization (ITIA) confirmed that Moroccan player Younes Rachidi (37) had engaged in 135 match fixings and sentenced him to permanent expulsion and a fine of $34,000 (approximately 43 million won) on the 10th (Korean time). ) revealed.

According to ITIA, 135 cases is the highest number of match-fixing cases in which individual players have been caught.

Rachidi will not be able to work as a player or as a coach in the future.

Rachidi is a player who was mainly active in the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures (now the ITF World Tennis Tour), which is the third division following the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour and the ATP Challenge Tour.

Her 473rd in doubles is her personal best world ranking.

ITIA said, “We discovered Rachidi’s misconduct through cooperation with the Belgian judicial authorities, and it was confirmed that Rachidi was involved in the crimes of the two Algerian players who were previously caught.”

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