The governing body for tennis in Australia has introduced new integrity measures designed to safeguard its competitions from match-fixing and other forms of corruption.

The new integrity measures have been introduced ahead of a busy summer schedule which includes the Australian Open 2017, Emirates Australian Open Series and the Australian Pro Tour.

Tennis Australia's Integrity Unit, headed by former law enforcement officer and long-time sports management and policy expert Ann West, has been bolstered to include two full-time experienced investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, as well as an information and intelligence officer, and a safety and risk manager.

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