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Pablo Andujar
Italian tennis federation suspends Bracciali and Starace for 40 days in match-fixing inquiry

The Italian tennis federation suspended Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace for 40 days on Wednesday while conducting a match-fixing inquiry into the two players. Bracciali and occasional doubles partner Starace are the focus of an inquiry using intercepted phone and internet conversations. The probe is being led by judicial investigators in Cremona who are also dealing with a match-fixing inquiry into soccer. In a July 2007 conversation between Bracciali and an accountant who was arrested in 2011, Bracciali allegedly discussed arranging a match in Newport, Rhode Island, against American player Scoville Jenkins. Jenkins won 6-2, 6-1. In 2011, an owner of a betting parlor who was later...