Nick Lindahl on his way to a comprehensive victory in the Platinum AMT tennis event at Grafton City Courts.
Nick Lindahl on his way to a comprehensive victory in the Platinum AMT tennis event at Grafton City Courts. Adam Hourigan

Tennis player fined for fixing Toowoomba match

A FORMER professional tennis player has avoided jail for fixing a match in Toowoomba.

Nick Lindahl, 27, was fined $1000 and put on a  12-month good behaviour bond for fixing the match at the Toowoomba Futures in 2013.

He was favourite to win but approached had approached his opponent and offered to lose in exchange for $500.

That opponent, Andrew Corbitt, reported Lindahl to authorities.

Two of  Lindahl's associates placed bets on Mr Corbitt to win at odds of $7.50.

Magistrates Michelle Goodwin in  said she believed Lindahl was remorseful and would not fix another match.



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