Gambling sponsorship still in tennis

The ITF spent millions on the recently-released report on match-fixing

At the French Open, a past history somewhat tarnished the great semifinal run by Marco Cecchinato of Italy.

Sponsored

And a suspension cost Nicolas Kicker of Argentina Paris, and many more tournaments to come.

But that still hasn’t stopped ATP events from accepting sponsorship from online gambling concerns.

Last week in Stuttgart, the LeoVegas online betting site got prominent air time, with multiple signs around the centre court.

It definitely sends a mixed message – to say the least.

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