Chilean player banned for life

Tennis’s anti-corruption program has landed another small fish, as Chile’s Mauricio Alvarez-Guzman got a lifetime ban.

The U.K.-born Guzman, 31, reached a career-high ATP ranking of No. 1050 in 2010. He never played a main-draw match, even at the Challenger level.

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Alvarez-Guzman was found guilty of offering a player €1,000 to lose a set at a Challenger in Germany in Aug. 2016 (he didn’t even play it). 

The previous month, he was found guilty of buying a wild card to a Futures in Turkey. He retired, down 2-6, 2-4 in his first-round match.

(You’d hope they would go after the Antalya event as well, right?) 

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