Wimbledon & French Open: Tennis Integrity Unit to review four matches

Multiple 2017 Wimbledon Matches Have Raised Match-Fixing Concerns from Officials

Report: Investigators Believe Three Wimbledon Matches May Have Been Fixed

BuzzFeed News reports that the Tennis Integrity Unit, an independent body that investigates corruption, has suspicions about three matches at Wimbledon based on unusual betting patterns.

Meanwhile, in its quarterly report, worldwide betting integrity body ESSA said 31 of 53 cases of suspicious betting during Q2 2017 involved tennis.

An alert on its own is not sufficient as categorical evidence of match-fixing because a number of other factors can come into play including players' fitness and court conditions. Among that group, according to the reports, were "winners of singles and doubles titles at Grand Slam tournaments".

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Three games at this year's Wimbledon tennis championships were flagged for unusual betting activity, the sport's authorities have confirmed. Of these 53 alerts, however, three were on the ATP Tour and one on the WTA Tour.

Looking at this year as a whole, the cumulative six month match alert figure for 2017 is now 83, which is comfortably down on the 121 received for the same period in 2016. The other 45 were at low-level Challenger, Futures or ITF tournaments.

According to the TIU, 31,281 professional matches were played in the April-June period, meaning that the alerts comprised 0.169 percent of them. These will be assessed and reviewed in keeping with the TIU match alert policy.

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