Aslan Karatsev in centre of match fixing allegations

Aslan Karatsev and Nikoloz Basilashvilli in centre of match fixing allegations

Aslan Karatsev in centre of match fixing allegations

Aslan Karatsev is in the centre of match fixing allegations after a German publication reported that investigations against him had been carried out.

German broadcaster ZDF released a report that alleged Karatsev, Nikoloz Basilashvilli and their former coach Yahor Yatsyk have been investigated over match fixing scandals.

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According to data, obtained by ZDF, Karatsev was investigated for two matches in 2018-2021, while he was coached by Yatsyk, a doubles match in Finland in 2019 and a doubles in Kazakhstan 2020.

The Russian player was also reportedly involved in match fixing during the 2022 Stuttgart tournament.

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The French police also allegedly recently investigated Karatsev over a French Open 2020 match, according to publication L’Equipe.

Basilashvilli is also allegedly being investigated over an incident in a doubles match during Wimbledon 2021.

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The report alleged Basilashvilli’s case is pending at the ITIA over a first round doubles match at Wimbledon, which saw up to $US 500,000 placed on him to lose.

Both players are currently ranked in the World Top 50.

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Karatsev had made a Grand Slam breakthrough last year, when he reached the semi-final of the Australian Open.