Nikoloz Basilashvili is said to have lost a game on which an exceptionally large sum of money was bet on purpose. However, according to the Georgian, the allegations are merely “claims and lies”.
“Match Fixing” scandal: According to “ZDF”, Nikoloz Basilashvili (30) is said to have accepted payments in order to intentionally lose a match on which a large sum of money had been bet in advance. The Georgian himself calls the allegations “absurd”. There is no basis whatsoever to justify such an allegation. “ZDF” reported during this year’s Wimbledon final that Basilashvili’s double match from last year was suspected of betting fraud.
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High Stakes First Round Match: An exceptionally large sum of money was wagered on a first round match. Basilashvili and his doubles partner Radu Albot (Moldova) lost the match against Márton Fucsovics (Hungary) and Stefano Travaglia (Italy) 6:3, 2:6 and 2:6, although they won the first set relatively clearly could.
Basilashvili commissions German law firm: The 30-year-old Basilashvili demands that “such false claims and lies stop immediately”. He also hired a German law firm to protect his interests and “do everything possible to combat this extremely damaging misinformation.”