London, 7 April 2017
Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds Daniel Garza Appeal against conviction for tennis corruption offence
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld an Appeal by Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza against a conviction, suspension and fine imposed by an independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer.
In October 2016 Mr Garza was suspended for six months and fined US$5,000 after being found guilty of a breach of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program:
Following his successful Appeal, he is eligible to resume playing professional tennis with immediate effect. The CAS Panel also awarded the player CHF 3,000 (Swiss Francs) as a contribution to his legal expenses.
Mr Garza, 31, is currently ranked 2,054 in singles and achieved a career-high ranking of 294 in 2012.