Two Polish players suspended for corruption


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Two Polish players suspended for corruption

Two Polish tennis players have been suspended and fined for violating the sport's anti-corruption rules. The Tennis Integrity Unit said that Piotr Gadomski and Arkadiusz Kocyla were found guilty of charges involving match-fixing.

The 24-year-old Gadomski was suspended for seven years and fined $15,000 whereas 21-year-old Kocyla was suspended for five years and fined $15,000. The cases were heard at a joint hearing in London. The integrity unit said that the suspensions took effect immediately with both players banned from playing or attending any tournament organized by governing bodies of professional tennis.

There were no specific details of the allegations provided against the players. Gadomski was ranked No. 739 and Kocyla No. 806 in the latest ATP rankings. ALSO READ Roger Federer: I wish the US Open replica trophy had names of all the previous winners engraved