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Jonny Gray steps down as ITIA CEO following ‘significant contributions’

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has announced that Jonny Gray is set to leave his position as CEO of the organisation later this year – a role he took on in 2019. Gray was initially tasked with overseeing the creation of the ITIA as the replacement for the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), the sports integrity body of tennis’ global …

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ITIA hires Stats Perform’s Iliffe to lead tennis’ new intelligence unit

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The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has confirmed the appointment of Nick Iliffe as Director of Intelligence, helping maintain pro tennis’ integrity against the threats of match-fixing and sports corruption. An expert in sports data and coordinating intelligence units, Iliffe joins the ITIA from leading sports tech and data provider Stats Perform, where he formally oversaw the development of the …

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Inside Stats Perform’s tennis betting revolution

Inside Stats Perform’s tennis betting revolution

Tennis betting markets powered by an umpire generated data feed have met the needs of betting operators for a long period of time, but as demands for more entertaining betting markets increase, the provision of the data that fuels those richer experiences must evolve as well, Shane Gannon, Senior Vice President of Stats Perform told an audience at SBC Summit Barcelona, SBC’s flagship event in 2021.  “Stats Perform was awarded the …

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ITIA bans Nicolás Arreche from tennis following match fixing attempts

Nicolás Arreche has been banned from tennis for the next four years after being found guilty of breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP) rules.  The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) banned Arreche in regards to his attempts to contrive the outcome of tennis matches and failing to report corrupt approaches. The breaches of the rules that Arreche has been …

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Betway gains ‘prominent exposure’ in tennis sponsorship

Betway has agreed to sponsor the Stockholm Open, becoming the official betting partner of the tennis competition. Commencing on 6 November, following last year’s cancellation, the competition promises to give Betway association rights as well as ‘prominent’ courtside branding. Anthony Werkman, Betway’s CEO, commented on the sponsorship of the oldest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) indoor tournament: “It’s fantastic for …

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Austrian Tennis safeguards events with Sportradar integrity systems

The Austrian Tennis Association has inked a two-year agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services for the monitoring of the Energie Burgenland ÖTV State Championships. As part of the collaboration, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide bet monitoring and reporting via its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) for both the ladies’ and mens’ singles and doubles draws, as well as the tournament’s mixed doubles matches. The UFDS, which is already …

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ITIA examines betting Irregularities of Wimbledon matches

Two 2021 Wimbledon matches are under investigation after bookmakers flagged ‘possible irregular betting patterns’ to the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA). According to German newspaper Die Welt, the probe is centred around a first-round singles match and a first-round men’s doubles match, which raised suspicion when a series of bets were placed. The Times also added that no British players are involved. The German publication …

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Betway nets Mercedes Cup sponsorship as tennis return continues 

Betway has continued its return to sponsoring pro-tennis events by announcing that it will serve as the official betting partner of the Mercedes Cup – an ATP250 tournament.  Held at prestige Club Weissenhof (8-13 June) in Stuttgart Germany, the Mercedes Cup is regarded as one of the ATP Tour’s key grass-court tournaments in the lead-up to Wimbledon’s Grand Slam event. …

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BetConstruct adds Virtual In-Play Tennis to product portfolio

BetConstruct adds Virtual In-Play Tennis to product portfolio

BetConstruct has strengthened its product offering with the launch of Virtual In-Play Tennis which will help give ‘operators the edge on a variety of live betting options’. Using advanced Motion Capture technology delivered by Xsens, the Virtual In-Play Tennis product will enable players to place live bets on virtual tennis.  Based on real-life game rules and statistics, 10 players will …

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