Slovakian tennis player Baskova banned for match fixing

Rain falls on centre court during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/CP)

LONDON — Slovakian tennis player Dagmara Baskova was banned for 12 years on Thursday for match-fixing offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit said.

Baskova admitted to charges of five incidents of match fixing in 2017, the TIU said. She was also fined $40,000 with all but $1,000 suspended and payable within 90 days.

Baskova had a career-high WTA ranking of 1,117 in singles and 777 in doubles.

She has since retired from the sport, the TIU said.

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