Frenchman Baptiste Crepatte suspended for three years for match-fixing
Baptiste Crepatte, 28, was suspended for three years for several breaches of the anti-corruption regulations…
Baptiste Crepatte, 28, was suspended for three years for several breaches of the anti-corruption regulations that govern the circuit. The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) confirmed the verdict on Friday after an investigation by an independent anti-corruption auditor, Professor Richard McLaren. The latter determined that the Frenchman, who was 276th in August 2019, was involved in three match-fixing and allegedly committed seven breaches of the anti-corruption regulations. In particular, he would have facilitated certain bets and would not have reported certain attempts at corruption. It is therefore suspended until April 19, 2026.
Crepatte, who denies the charges, will not be able to play, coach, or even participate in any tennis-related event until that date. He will also have to pay a fine of 15,000 dollars.