London, 7 April 2017

 

 

Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds Daniel Garza Appeal against conviction for tennis corruption offence 

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld an Appeal by Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza against a conviction, suspension and fine imposed by an independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer.


In October 2016 Mr Garza was suspended for six months and fined US$5,000 after being found guilty of a breach of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program:

http://www.tennisintegrityunit.com/media-releases/Daniel-Garza-suspended-and-fined-for-tennis-corruption-offence


Following his successful Appeal, he is eligible to resume playing professional tennis with immediate effect. The CAS Panel also awarded the player CHF 3,000 (Swiss Francs) as a contribution to his legal expenses.


Mr Garza, 31, is currently ranked 2,054 in singles and achieved a career-high ranking of 294 in 2012.

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Published 07 April 2017 22:01

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