Detailed investigations carried out by the Tennis Integrity Unit have resulted in two tennis officials receiving lifetime bans from the sport.

Turkish officials Serkan Aslan and Mehmet Ulker have been banned for life and had their ITF officiating certifications permanently revoked after being found guilty by an ITF Disciplinary Panel of charges laid under the 2015 edition of the Code of Conduct for Officials.

Aslan and Ulker are linked to Uzbekistan officials Sherzod Hasanov and Arkhip Molotyagin who also received life bans for related offences on 15 September 2016. Full details at

Published 29 September 2016 23:00

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