Egyptian tennis player Mostafa Hatem was banned for two years on Monday as part of a match-fixing case.
According to the Tennis Integrity Unit, Hatem admitted to two charges, including failing to report an offer to manipulate a match. He is banned from playing in or attending any authorized tournament or event until October 2022.
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A ban for a third year plus a fine of $3,000 were both deferred, the TIU said.
The 26-year-old player reached a career-high ranking of 1,556 in 2016 and has never played a match at ATP level.