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Police open investigation into alleged match-fixing during French Open women's doubles match as bookmakers flag suspicious betting activity on Yana Sizikova's serve to be broken in second set of fifth game French Open game is being investigated following suspicions of match-fixing Bookmakers raised the alarm after noticing unusual betting patterns in a game It is said to have occurred in a women's doubles game during the first round Reports claim bets were placed on Russia's Yana Sizikova's serve to be broken

By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline

Published: 14:32 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 14:40 BST, 6 October 2020

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A French Open women's doubles match is being investigated for alleged match-fixing after bookmakers flagged unusual betting activity during one of the games.

According to German newspaper WELT, police are investigating a first-round match on September 30, which saw Romania's Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig go up against the USA's Madison Brengle and Yana Sizikova of Russia, where it was alleged that the fifth game of the second set was fixed.

The report suggests that hundreds of thousands of euros in bets were placed on Sizikova's serve to be broken, leading to suspicions of fraud.

A French Open game is being investigated following suspicions of match-fixing

A French Open game is being

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