ITIA reports decrease in unusual betting reports


first_imgThe ATP Challenger 80 had five alerts. Four of these reports came from ATP World Tour 250 events, played by the highest-level players on the tour, while the remaining events were from Challenger and Futures events. Regions: Europe The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has reported a decrease in suspicious betting reports in its latest quarterly report, with 23 matches flagged in the first three months of 2020. 9th April 2021 | By Nosa Omoigui Tags: ITIA Sports integrity The ITIA’s report stated: “Unusual betting patterns can occur for many reasons other than match fixing – for example incorrect odds-setting; well-informed betting; player fitness, fatigue or form; playing conditions and personal circumstances. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Russia’s Sofia Dmitrieva and Alija Merdeeva received lifetime bans, while Venezuela’s Roberto Maytín and Slovakia’s Barbora Palcatova also received hefty penalties. center_img “Where analysis of a match alert does suggest corrupt activity, the ITIA conducts a full, confidential investigation.” 10 alerts came from the ITF M15 Mens – World Tennis Tour, as well as two apiece from ITF M15 Women’s tour and the ATP Challenger 50. The agency has handed out several sanctions for match fixing in 2021. Topics: Sports integrity The ITIA received 23 match alerts (indicators that inappropriate conduct may have occurred) between January – March 2021, compared to 38 from the same period last year. ITIA reports decrease in unusual betting reports AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Addresslast_img