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Tennis heads suspicious betting for ninth consecutive quarter

Brussels, 26 April: International betting integrity body ESSA reported 27 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the first quarter (Q1) of 2017. Tennis accounted for 45% of those alerts with 12 cases; the sport has now had the highest number of alerts in the last nine consecutive quarters. The remaining 55% of cases were split between: football (4 cases), volleyball (4), snooker (2), basketball (2) and one each in boxing, handball and ice hockey. Read more