Novak Djokovic Talks About Being Offered $200,000 To Throw A Match

19/01/2016 5:41 AM AEDT | Updated July 15, 2016 12:51
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks during a press conference, ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

In the wake of Buzzfeed News/BBC’s investigative report detailing evidence of widespread match fixing in the upper ranks of professional tennis, the No. 1 men’s player in the world has added weight to the allegations. 

Novak Djokovic was asked Monday about an incident early in his career when his team was approached with a proposal to fix a tournament match in exchange for $200,000. The match was supposed to take place in 2007 in St. Petersburg, Russia, but Djokovic said his team...

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