Tennis referee banned for life for match-fixing

The London-based agency said Zeferino had “manipulated” the scores inserted into its electronic scoring device at an ITF M15 event in 2020, facilitating the “guaranteed wins” of the best on those points.

ITIA added that Zeferino did not contest the allegations and admitted his conduct in an interview.

You will no longer be authorized to referee in any tennis event authorized or sanctioned by any international tennis governing body or national association.

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