Daniel Garza Mexican tennis player gets six-month corruption ban

Garza was found to have attempted to influence the outcome of a match at the ITF USA Futures 11 tournament at Calabasas.

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Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza was suspended for six months after he was found to have attempted to influence the outcome of a match at the ITF USA Futures 11 tournament at Calabasas, California, in March 2015 play

Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza was suspended for six months after he was found to have attempted to influence the outcome of a match at the ITF USA Futures 11 tournament at Calabasas, California, in March 2015

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Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza has been suspended for six months and fined US$5,000 after being found guilty of a breach of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP), the International Tennis Federation announced Tuesday.

Garza was found to have attempted to influence the outcome of a match at the ITF USA Futures 11 tournament at Calabasas, California, in March 2015.

The case was based on a Tennis Integrity Unit investigation and considered by independent anti-corruption officer Richard H. McLaren at a hearing in Miami on September 12.

Garza is currently ranked 1,064 in singles and achieved a career-high ranking of 294 in 2012.

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