The Worldwide Tennis Integrity Company is investigating a minimum of two Wimbledon matches for allegedly being mounted, CBS Sports activities reported through German newspaper Die Weit.
Based on the report, an investigation has been underway after “a number of very particular and suspicious bets” have been made involving matches that befell earlier within the month. In each cases — one being a males’s doubles match, the opposite being a singles match — extraordinarily excessive bets on particular scores have been made at very particular occasions.
Whereas the ITIA did not remark additional on the matches being investigated, it’s famous that this is not the primary time this yr it has handled allegations of match-fixing. Based on CBS, the ITIA has acquired over 30 such studies since January.
The ITIA was put into place as a result of match-fixing has been a difficulty within the tennis world for fairly a while. Notably, in June of this yr, Russian tennis professional Yana Sizikowa was arrested and charged with “sports activities bribery and arranged fraud” relating to a match she performed on the 2020 French Open. Sizikowa has since been launched and denies the allegations of match-fixing.