In the latest sports news, Ukrainian tennis player gets a lifetime ban for playing pro tennis due to gambling issues. Ukrainian tennis player Stanislav Poplavskyy has been given a lifetime boycott for taking an interest in match-fixing exercises, the Tennis Integrity Unit said Friday.
The TIU said Poplavskyy participated in match-fixing and “courtsiding” exercises on numerous events somewhere in the range of 2015 and 2019. Courtsiding includes transmission of live scoring information from a match to an outsider for wagering purposes and is denied.
Poplavskyy, who had a most elevated ATP positioning of 440, likewise encouraged courtsiding and fizzled “to report numerous methodologies requesting that he devise coordinates,” the TIU said.Poplavskyy, who was additionally fined $10,000, “acknowledged all charges” against him.
Additionally Friday, unranked British player George Kennedy was allowed a seven-month boycott — with a quarter of a year suspended — and fined after he admitted to two betting related charges. Kennedy penetrated the principles “by putting down wagers on tennis matches from accounts in his own name and furthermore for the benefit of another individual,” the TIU said. He was fined $10,000, with $9,000 suspended for the time of the boycott.