London, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 15th Jun, 2018 ) :Argentinian tennis player Federico Coria has been suspended for eight months and fined $10,000 for committing breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program, it was announced Thursday.
However, six months of Coria's ban has been suspended on condition he commits no further offences, with half of the fine ($5,000) suspended on the same terms.
As a result, Coria has been banned fromJune 13 and is eligible to resume playing professional tennisfromAugust 12, again assuming he commits no further offences.
He was also found to committed a 'technical' breach of failing to co-operate with a Tennis Integrity Unit investigation.
On May 25 this year, independent anti-corruption hearing officer Jane Mulcahy, a leading English lawyer, ruled Coria had failed to report corrupt approaches made to him in July and August2015.
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