Tennis star suspended on anti-corruption charges after winning 10 titles this year

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Dragos Nicolae Madaras has been provisionally suspended on anti-corruption expenses (Picture: Getty)

Swedish tennis participant Dragos Nicolae Madaras has been provisionally suspended from the game on anti-corruption expenses. The World No 191 has gained 10 ITF titles this 12 months and is a family title within the decrease circuits of tennis. 

The Worldwide Tennis Integrity Company (ITIA) introduced that Madaras has been prohibited from competing in any occasions organised by tennis’ governing our bodies. The ban has been in place since August 17 and it has been revealed that it was put in place resulting from his failure to adjust to a requirement. 

Madaras appealed towards the provisional suspension however that was dismissed on September 22. The ban will final till there’s a full consideration of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program expenses. 

In an announcement on Wednesday, Madaras stated: “(ITIA) at the moment confirms that Swedish tennis participant Dragos Nicolae Madaras has been provisionally suspended from the game, pending the total consideration of Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP) expenses.


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Dragos Nicolae Madaras did not adjust to a requirement, ITIA allege (Picture: Getty)

“Since 17 August 2023, the participant has been prohibited from competing in or attending any sanctioned tennis occasions organised by the governing our bodies of the game. The provisional suspension was imposed underneath Part F.3.b.i.1. of the TACP. The coated individual has did not adjust to a requirement. 

“The participant appealed towards the imposition of the provisional suspension, however their enchantment was dismissed by impartial Anti-Corruption Listening to Officer Professor Richard McLaren on 22 September 2023.

“The ITIA is an impartial physique established by the Governing Our bodies of Tennis to advertise, encourage, improve and safeguard the integrity {of professional} tennis worldwide.”


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Dragos Nicolae Madaras was a Wimbledon qualifier earlier this 12 months (Picture: Getty)

Madaras had put collectively a sensational run in 2023. He gained a exceptional 10 ITF titles, probably the most of any males’s singles participant in a single calendar 12 months. 

His type earned him a spot at his first ever Grand Slam, with the 26-year-old competing at over the summer time. Madaras reached the second qualifying spherical after beating Australian Dane Sweeny within the first qualifier. 

Madaras was finally crushed by Michael Mmoh of the USA. The Swede’s suspension got here into play simply two months after he misplaced at SW19 in late June.