Nigerian Atseye suspended by TIU

A Nigerian player named Henry Atseye was suspended by the Tennis Integrity Unit this week.

Atseye, 30, has played almost exclusively on the six-tournament ITF circuit in his country since 2005.

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He has never been ranked higher than No. 1518.

The biggest failure of the ITF’s revamping of its “Transition Tour” is that it seemed a goal was to weed out the Henry Atseyes of the world, players long past the point of having a legitimate shot at a career.

But the ongoing selling of the scoring data just motivates them to stay in the game even longer.

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