The world number one, Novak Djokovic, admitted he never got an offer to be involved in a match-fixing scandal. But he refused because he felt it would create a bad image in the world of sports.
The scandal was uncovered on the first day of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016. Even fixing allegedly involving top world-class players who are playing most of the Australian Open in 2016.
The player nicknamed the Joker never received an offer $ 200 thousand, or approximately 2.8 billion for manipulating matches in 2007. But he refused to budge in a match.
“It makes me feel bad. I was offered not directly. Of course we ignore the offer. They did not approach me directly, he was trying to talk to me, “said Djokovic, reported by soccer website, Tuesday (01/18/2016).
“I think there should be no room for fixing in any sport, especially tennis,” complete the 28-year-old.