Due to 2011 fraud, two previous Top50 holders were punished.

He was subjected to ban and fines to handle his matches by two former top 50 Italian players. Currently active Daniele Braccial must pay $ 250,000 as a slight penalty, while the retired Potito Starace can not compete again, and was banned by all official tennis events for ten years and fined $ 100,000. Both were cheating their matches at the Barcelona 2011 tournament and welcoming their result.

The best ranks of the 40-year-old Bracciali were reached in 2006, ranked 49, while 37-year-old Starace was 27th at the ATP ranking in 2007. A pair on the other side to the semi-final at the 2012 Roland Garros.

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