Tennis Anti-Corruption Program: Egyptian Youssef Hossam Faces Provisional Suspension
According to announcement of Tennis Integrity Unit – Hearing Officer Jane Mulcahy QC, the Egyptian tennis player Youssef Hossam has been provisionally suspended from professional tennis.
The 21 year old Egyptian is ranked 410 in the ATP singles ranking and 78 in the ITF World Tennis singles
Having come originally into effect on 9 May 2019, has since been subject to a series of further submissions by the player Youssef Hossam.
The decision makes Mr Hossam ineligible to compete in or be part of any of the sanctioned event organised or recognised by the ITF and or the governing bodies of the sport.
The suspension is related to an investigation conducted by the Tennis Integrity Unit into alleged breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program.
The Tennis Integrity Unit is an initiative of the Grand Slam Board, the International Tennis Federation, the ATP and the WTA, who are jointly committed to a zero tolerance approach to corruption in tennis.
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