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Betting on Newport match scrutinized

Updated: July 9, 2010, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Tennis officials are assessing reports of irregular betting on a first-round match between Richard Bloomfield and Christophe Rochus at the Hall of Fame grass-court tournament in Newport, R.I.

Online gambling exchange Betfair told The Associated Press on Friday that Tuesday's match attracted an unusual $1.5 million in wagers and was the subject of dramatic price movement.

Britain's Bloomfield won the match 7-6 (1), 6-3.

Bloomfield, ranked No. 552, was rated even money ...

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