Two tennis players from Uzbekistan banned after match fixing investigation

The ITIA (International Tennis Integrity Agency) have confirmed that two players from Uzbekistan have been banned from the sport after a match fixing investigation into a tournament in 2019.

Temur Ismailov, who had a highest ATP ranking of 397 who was already serving a seven year ban after a prior investigation is banned for life starting 21 July 2021 as well as being fined an additional $14,000.

While Amal Sultanbekov who has had a highest ranking of 1886 has been banned for five years until 21 July 2026 and fined $8,000.

This comes after match fixing was recently in the news with two matches highly suspected of match fixing at Wimbledon.

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