• However, the panel chairman, Adam Lewis, said: “Match fixing is unlikely at the level of grand slam.

  • Tennis operates under a pyramid system with young players competing in Futures and then Challenger tournaments of increasing value under the main tour.

  • The report also called for greater education among players, the elimination of gambling sponsorships, changes to integrity rules and for the TIU to be beefed up and be truly independent.

  • The report dates many of the problems to the 2011 agreement between the ITF and data company Sportradar for the sale of live scoring data.

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