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French Open Women’s Doubles Match Subject of Match-Fixing Investigation | Bleacher Report

Stadium workers cover Suzanne Lenglen court as rain delayed a fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Authorities in Paris are investigated alleged match-fixing around Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig’s victory over Madison Brengle and Yana Sizikova in the opening round of the 2020 French Open, according to the BBC. 

The exact nature of the allegations is unclear.

The BBC shared a comment from Alexei Selivanenko, vice-president of the Russian tennis federation, that offered little in the way of insight: “As long as there are no official documents, it is too early to comment on anything. Tennis has a zero-tolerance policy for cases of this kind.”

None of Bringle, Tig, Mitu or Sizikova offered an official comment, and federations for Romania and the United States similarly declined to comment.

The Associated Press’ John Leicester and Jerome Pugmire cited German outlet Die Welt and French paper L’Equipe, writing that “suspicious betting patterns” arose surrounding the match: 

“In the match, Sizikova is

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$1 million jewelry heist under investigation in Hinesville

Hinesville Police are trying to track down the thieves who carried out a heist that netted them upwards of a million dollars in jewelry.



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Hinesville Police investigating jewelry heist

It happened early Friday morning.

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It’s not often you hear about thieves getting away with over a million dollars worth of jewelry, but that’s exactly what happened Friday at the Kay jewelers in Hinesville.

And that store was closed Monday afternoon as the investigation into the incident continues.

According to Hinesville Police, the jewelry heist took place shortly after midnight on Friday morning.

Officers who responded to the alarm saw nothing in their initial investigation. It wasn’t until employees showed up at the business about 10:00 a.m. Friday morning that they discovered a hole in the roof and the jewelry missing from the safe.

And this may not be the only such

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