International Tennis Integrity Agency is investigating for irregular and potential betting patters in two matches. The Organization ITIA is mainly responsible for Integrity of game worldwide. During Grass-court, in south London ITIA got two alerts from betting industry.
Die Welt, a German Newspaper reported the matches, the early round Singles and Men’s doubles contest.
In singles, a sum of five-figures was placed on exact result of end of second set. And in doubles, there was winning bet on favourites but lost, and got the first set.
Though, the alert is not confirmed to be an illegal activity yet. It can be of player fitness, informed betting, odds-setting correction or playing conditions. Spokesperson of England Club said that every alert is taken seriously and investigated to the bottom of it, to prevent anything inappropriate in the Games. He also added that, the Integrity of Tennis in Wimbledon is top priority for everyone. ITIA investigate the matter very confidentially and they work together in championship as well as throughout the time.
It is known that recently in April, ITIA banned Franco Feitt, Argentina’s player for lifetime, in case of match-fixing nine times in four years.