Presentation Title

Match-fixing in Professional Tennis

Panel Title

Session 1-2-F: Match-Fixing and Other Legal and Regulatory Controversies

Location

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

7-6-2016 10:30 AM

End Date

7-6-2016 12:00 PM

Abstract

Tennis is generally considered as one of the most corrupt sports in the world in terms of match-fixing. This paper will analyse the sports betting market and match-fixing trends in tennis in the past 10 years, and critically assess the enforcement of Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme by the tennis governing bodies. It will also look at the reasons behind match-fixing in professional tennis and what can be done that is specific to tennis to reduce the incidences of such corrupt practices. The paper will adopt interdisciplinary approach and combine the regulatory, legal, practical, statistical, and socio-psychological perspectives on the topic.

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Keywords

match-fixing; tennis; sports betting; corruption; prevention

Disciplines

International and Comparative Labor Relations | Law | Sports Management | Sports Studies

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Jun 7th, 10:30 AM Jun 7th, 12:00 PM

Match-fixing in Professional Tennis

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Tennis is generally considered as one of the most corrupt sports in the world in terms of match-fixing. This paper will analyse the sports betting market and match-fixing trends in tennis in the past 10 years, and critically assess the enforcement of Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme by the tennis governing bodies. It will also look at the reasons behind match-fixing in professional tennis and what can be done that is specific to tennis to reduce the incidences of such corrupt practices. The paper will adopt interdisciplinary approach and combine the regulatory, legal, practical, statistical, and socio-psychological perspectives on the topic.