Tennis match-fixing: Andrew Castle can see how some players may be tempted

Former British number one Andrew Castle said on 18 January that he could see how there could be a temptation to match-fix in lower ranked tennis tournaments. Big financial incentives for gamblers, small tournaments of little consequence to top players and the ease of fixing the outcome of a one-on-one sport have helped turn world tennis into a haven for match-fixers, according to experts and industry insiders. Tennis was rocked by allegations that the games authorities have failed to deal with widespread match-fixing, just as the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the year, kicked off in Melbourne. Jan 18, 2016