Chinese language tennis participant Baoluo Zheng has been banned for 9 months after admitting that he tried to repair a match, the Worldwide Tennis Integrity Company mentioned.
“The 21-year-old participant approached an opponent and provided cash in return for intentionally shedding a match at a event in Egypt in October 2022,” the company mentioned in an announcement.
Baoluo, whose career-high rating is No. 525 in doubles, was additionally fined $5,000 although $2,000 is suspended. He was provisionally suspended on Oct. 27 after having performed in a event in Sharm El Sheikh.
The ITIA mentioned the case was dealt with underneath an “agreed sanction” framework, permitting for a sanction to be handed down “upon request for forgiveness, with out the necessity for a listening to.”
The company mentioned Baoluo admitted to violating three sections of the game’s anti-corruption guidelines. The suspension extends to July 26.