Category Archives: Tennis

Game, Set, a Fixed Match? Three Wimbledon Matches and One French Open Match Under Investigation

he Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) is investigating three Wimbledon matches and one French Open match for potential match-fixing. Two of the Wimbledon matches were in the qualifying tournament, with the third being in the main draw. These four matches all looked suspicious due to abnormal betting patterns. Sports betting companies and regulators tipped off the TIU. The alerts are not evidence of any match-fixing, however they are an indicator for further investigation. The TIU has to look at what other conditions were in play, such…

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Global Tennis Organizers Accused of Corruption, Fervently Deny

The leaders in international tennis have combined forced to refute allegations that matches, including Grand Slam tournament play, were fixed and that players involved have been allowed to sidestep any form of punishment. The Association of Tennis Professionals, Women’s Tennis Association, and the governing bodies of the four major tournaments joined together on Monday January 18, 2016, to put up a united front in opposition to the accusations, stating that they are working together to “continue to promote the integrity of the sport” against any…

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