9th December 2018

Diego Matos provisionally suspended from tennis by independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer

Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos has been provisionally suspended from professional tennis by independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer Prof Richard H McLaren. The suspension relates to an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit into alleged breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program and applies with immediate effect.

This means that Mr Matos is prohibited from competing in, or attending, any sanctioned event organised or recognised by the governing bodies of the sport for the duration of his suspension. The 30-year old is currently ranked 247 in doubles and 1270 in singles. The Tennis Integrity Unit is an initiative of the Grand Slam Board, the International Tennis Federation, the ATP and the WTA, who are jointly committed to a zero tolerance approach to corruption in tennis.

• This media release was published by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) on 9 December. Click here for the original.

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