According to recent reports, around 16 tennis stars in the world's top 50 ranking over the last 10 years have been allegedly involved in match-fixing.

Serena Williams
Serena Williams during her Australian Open match . Pic/ AFP

News agencies claim to have vital evidence that exposes the high level of corruption in tennis.

According to the probe, many secrets unraveled such as syndicates at Russia, Sicily and Italy minting thousands of dollars while betting on tennis matches.

The Australian Open 2016 that began today has been shaken amidst the betting controversy. The tournament has champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams defending their titles in the round one matches.