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Thompson unaware of tennis match-fixing

AAP logoAAP 6/01/2017 Vince Rugari

Australia's Jordan Thompson says he saw nothing suspicious at the Victorian tennis tournament which is at the centre of match-fixing allegations involving reigning Australian Open boys champion Oliver Anderson.

Thompson won the Traralgon ATP Challenger event in October last year - the same event where Anderson is accused of fixing a match.

Anderson, 18, was charged by Victoria Police on Thursday with engaging in conduct that corrupted a betting outcome and is expected to appear in Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court on March 2.

Speaking after his Brisbane International quarter-final defeat to Kei Nishikori, Thompson said he only knew what had been reported on the matter.

"I read whatever came out in the media. I know as much as you do," Thompson told reporters.

"I mean, I just went about my business, and, you know, I won the tournament.

"It's sad, but no, I have never been approached by anybody to do anything."

Thompson, 22, said he had previously trained with Anderson in Brisbane but did not know him well.

Several high-profile players, including Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka, have expressed their disappointment at the news.

"I think that they are trying to fight against that, and that's good. That's the most important (thing)," Wawrinka said.

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