LONDON — Ukrainian tennis player Stanislav Poplavskyy has been given a lifetime ban for participating in match-fixing activities, the Tennis Integrity Unit said Friday.
The TIU said Poplavskyy took part in match-fixing and “courtsiding” activities on multiple occasions between 2015 and 2019. Courtsiding involves transmission of live scoring data from a match to a third party for betting purposes and is prohibited.
Poplavskyy, who had a highest ATP ranking of 440, also failed “to report multiple approaches asking him to contrive matches,” the TIU said.
Poplavskyy, who was also fined $10,000, accepted all charges against him.