Columbian player suspended under TIU

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Here’s the rule, kids.

If the Tennis Integrity Unit tells you to come for an interview and surrender your mobile phone, you’d probably best do it.

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Barlaham Zuluaga Gaviria begged off on the interview because of illness. He wouldn’t reschedule. He wouldn’t surrender his cell phone and when he finally did – it was a different phone. 

The result after a hearing April 29 is the 22-year-old Colombian received a three-year suspension, and a $5,000 fine

Zuluaga originally was suspended all the way back in July, 2017.

His career high of No. 1491 came as a 17-year-old, in 2003.

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