Luzzi fined $50,000, suspended 200 days

Updated: February 29, 2008, 7:20 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Federico Luzzi was suspended 200 days and fined $50,000 by the ATP on Friday for betting 273 times on tennis matches. He's the fifth Italian player punished for gambling on matches.

The governing body of men's tennis said Luzzi placed one bet on himself -- a $4.50 wager that he would win.

The ATP began its investigation in August 2007 and found Luzzi bet 273 times on 836 matches between May 2004 and April 2007. The ATP and an anti-corruption hearing officer found "no evidence" ...

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