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Bookmakers raise the alarm over French Open integrity

Concerns have been raised over the integrity of a women’s doubles match during the ongoing French Open, after a number of bookmakers reported suspicious betting activity on the game. According to Germany’s WELT newspaper, a police investigation is ongoing following an influx of bets worth hundreds of thousands of euros were placed during the first round match between Andreea Mitu …

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‘No love lost’ for Cloudbet with zero-margin odds extension

Cloudbet, a crypto sportsbook and casino operator, has agreed to extend its zero-margin odds campaign for the forthcoming French Open which gets underway this weekend at Roland Garros, Paris. The Grand Slam tournament for tennis’ clay-court season, the Roland Garros French Open, had been rescheduled to late September following the cancellation of all ATP and WTA tournaments in April. As …

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Tennis alert drop off casts doubt on IRP data findings

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Sportradar has suggested that the Independent Review Panel (IRP) would have delivered a different set of conclusions about corruption in tennis had it been completed a year later. David Lampitt, MD of Sports Partnerships at Sportradar, pointed to the “dramatic drop off in the number of integrity alerts for tennis over the last 12 months” as evidence that the situation …

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Match-fixing suspicions raised in Wimbledon first round

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Possible signs of match-fixing have been flagged in the first round of a men’s doubles match at this year’s Wimbledon, report various US media outlets. It is detailed that online global bookmaker Pinnacle Sports has subsequently confirmed that the match was “flagged as suspicious due to irregular betting patterns,” after “a series of bets from accounts with a history of …

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Tennis ace Wilander unveiled as Pinnacle ambassador

As it begins its landmark 20th year of operations, online bookmaker Pinnacle has reached a new milestone with the announcement of former world no.1 tennis star Mats Wilander as its first ever brand ambassador. After an illustrious 16-year career as a professional, Wilander will produce educational content for Pinnacle’s Betting Resources portal – providing readers with unique insight into the …

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Italian Federation suspends Davis Cup player for match-fixing

Marco Cecchinato, the Italian world number 143, has been banned from Tennis for 18 months and fined €40,000 for match-fixing. Cecchinato, part of the Italian Davis Cup squad just last weekend, is one of three Italian players to be banned, alongside Riccardo Accardi and Antonio Campo. The Italian federation has suspended Cecchinato until January 2018 for allegedly throwing his match against …

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