Australian Open Might Be Full of Cheaters

A match-fixing scandal is rocking the tennis world, with alleged Top 50 cheating players in the draw at this year's Australian Open. Mike Janela has the details.

All of the players, including winners of Grand Slam titles, were allowed to continue competing.

The reports have been rejected by tennis authorities, and couldn't be independently verified by Reuters. They say an inquiry in 2007 by the Association of Tennis Professionals found syndicates in Russia and Italy making hundreds of thousands of dollars betting on games that investigators believe were fixed. Three of these games were at Wimbledon.

The BBC and BuzzFeed News say they didn't name players because it wasn't possible to determine if they took part in match-fixing without access to their phone, bank and computer records.

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Tennis: "Australian Open Might Be Full of Cheaters"