Djokovic Ever Offered 2.8 Billion for Intentionally Lost

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the 2015 US Open Men's Singles champion, poses with the winner's trophy in Central Park on September 14, 2015 in New York City.   Chris Trotman/Getty Images for ATP/AFP
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 14: Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the 2015 US Open Men’s Singles champion, poses with the winner’s trophy in Central Park on September 14, 2015 in New York City. Chris Trotman/Getty Images for ATP/AFP

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.

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