French Tennis Player Banned for Match-Fixing

French tennis player Sherazad Reix was issued a four-year ban by the International Tennis Integrity Agency after she was found guilty on six offences of match-fixing.

The 33-year-old Reix was also fined $30,000 after the ruling. Reix was found to have solicited or facilitated the betting of a tennis competition twice. She also was found to have two violations related to contriving or attempting to to contrive the outcome or aspect of a match. She had one violation of soliciting or accepting money against a player's best efforts, and one instance of not reporting attempted match-fixing to authorities.

Reix once held a Women's Tennis Association ranking of 204, and had competed in various competitions around the world. She is also being investigated by relevant law enforcement agencies.

No comment from the player or ITIA was available at press time.

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