Tennis Integrity Unit bans Bulgarian player Naydenova for match-fixing


Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has banned professional tennis player Aleksandrina Naydenova from Bulgaria for life.

The TIU found Naydenova guilty of match fixing on various occasions between the year 2015 and 2019.

The 28 year old player has also been subjected to a fine of $150,000 by TIU.

TIU, the regulatory body for professional tennis matches, found Naydenova guilty of committing 13 breaches of the tennis anti-corruption program with 12 relating to match-fixing, reported Gambling Insider.

The player, whose highest career ranking had been 218, was suspended in December 2019 and now has been banned for life from playing or attending any professional tennis matches.

TIU has been very strict in the past and this year too in investigating match fixing accusations and has accused more than 100 persons for alleged involvement in match fixing operations, reported Gambling Insider.