Britain's Andy Murray signs autographs after winning his first round match against Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Andy Murray Tuesday urged tennis authorities to be proactive in the fight against corruption after match-fixing claims hit the sport -- and blasted a betting company's sponsorship of the Australian Open.After the BBC and BuzzFeed reported top players, including Grand Slam title-winners, were suspected of match-fixing but never punished, Murray said the fight against corruption must be transparent.Murray said players should not have to read about the match-fixing claims in the media, and that tennis authorities should be more open about the situation with their participants.Murray said, unlike world number one Novak Djokovic who was targeted earlier in his career, he had never been approached to fix a match.
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