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


Why David Marrero's matches caught my attention

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As you probably know, a few days ago the New York Times published an article about a suspicious mixed doubles match played during Australian Open: David Marrero (actual top 50 doubles player and former top 10) and Lara Arruabarrena lost that match 60 63 against Andrea Hlavackova and Lukasz Kubot. I gave my information to […] 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