Match-fixing in Tennis: still not a problem for authorithies

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A few days ago the Tennis Integrity Unit released a brief note about the second quarter alerts received through Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with regulators and betting organisations. The number is not really much different from the 1st quarter I have to reaffirm that these figures are, for my own experience, absolutely not close to reality, which […] READ MORE


Has match-fixing stopped after the BBC – Buzzfeed inquiry?

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Last Tuesday I was kindly invited by Simon Cox and Paul Grant to give my opinion about current situation on match-fixing on the BBC Radio 4 programme File on 4. I was very pleased about the BBC/Buzzfeed inquiry published in January because finally the big media started discussing the match-fixing issue; I honestly thought that, after […] READ MORE


The Catch 22 of Lower Tier Professional Tennis: Match Fix or Fail

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An active professional tennis player, ranked within the ATP system, revealed how the match fix process works and why the brutal tennis economy “forced” players to break the sport’s integrity in the lower levels of the game. In an exclusive interview with tennis journalist Miguel Cicenia, the player, who requested anonymity, claimed most of the […] READ MORE


ISR Interview Stacey Allaster: Tennis has 0 tolerance for match fixing

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This past Sunday, former WTA Chairman & CEO Stacey Allaster joined the International Sports Report’s Lins O’Connor and Peter Irvine on TSN 1050 Radio in Toronto, Canada to discuss the charges of match fixing in tennis. In one of her first interviews since stepping down from her post: Stacey points out tennis has 0 tolerance […] READ MORE


The Curious Case of Fernando Verdasco’s Odds

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Fernando Verdasco has won $12,231,985 in his entire career so far. We can assume that he has actually earned double that, considering the money he got from sponsors. With a Career High ranking of #7, actually still inside the top 50, he would be one of the last players you could associate to match-fixing. Of […] READ MORE


Match Fixing in Tennis: Reality or Fantasy?

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Match fixing in tennis is a pretty huge and actual problem even if you would not say that looking at Tennis Integrity Unit website because in the last 12 months their Announcements have been related to: Walter Trusendi and Elie Rousset suspended and fined not for a fix: Trusendi was not able to play Mohammedia Challenger Main […] READ MORE