T he Australian Open, one of the four big grand slams in tennis, started last week amongst reports and rumors of match-fixing. The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body for professional male tennis players, has taken the reports very seriously. ATP Chairman, Chris Kermode, stated earlier this week, ”We need to address the perception, public confidence, hit it head on. We don’t have anything to hide at all.” The ATP has hired an independent review of the ATP’s anti-corruption department and investigation into any possible match-fixing. To read more about this story, click here.
Chandler Howell is a Sport Highlight Contributor for the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law and a current first year student at Harvard Law School (Class of 2018).