Who we are


The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) is an independent body established in 2021 by the International Governing Bodies of Tennis to promote, encourage, enhance and safeguard the integrity of tennis worldwide.

Funded by the sport’s seven major stakeholders - the International Tennis Federation, ATP, WTA, Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.

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What we do


The ITIA promotes, encourages and safeguards the integrity of professional tennis worldwide by:

  • Preventing corruption and doping from taking place
  • Investigation and prosecution of offenders
  • Delivering anti-corruption and anti-doping education for players and stakeholders, to recognise and report dishonest activity.

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How we do it

Guidance for international tennis professionals

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Education

Working in partnership across the sport we deliver values based anti-corruption and anti-doping education to inform, educate and protect everyone covered by the rules.

Prevention

Prevention

The ITIA works closely with the sport, to prevent potential corruptors negatively impacting the game and to administer an effective anti-doping and testing programme.

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Investigation

The operational work of the ITIA is governed by the sport's anti-corruption codes - the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP) and Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (TADP).

Prosecution

Prosecution

Offenders are subject to lifetime bans and in the case of corruption, fines up to $ 250,000. In helping to prevent corruption and doping the ITIA works with key partners.

Without integrity there is no sport.

We are here for all of the players and the sport, on behalf of the governing bodies of tennis. The standards we set are fundamental to the success of the game.

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ITIA Senior Leadership Team

The ITIA team responsible for safeguarding the integrity of the sport

  • Jonny Gray

    Chief Executive Officer


    Jonny Gray was selected in 2019 to create and then lead the ITIA. He is responsible for delivering the strategy of the Board for the ITIA to be a world-class anti-corruption and anti-doping organization for all levels of international professional tennis worldwide. Prior to joining the ITIA Jonny was a Senior Partner in Control Risks for 15 years. His responsibilities included being the first global head of its Sport and Major Events practice. He was educated at Cambridge University and RMA Sandhurst.

  • Nicole Sapstead

    Senior Director, Anti-Doping


    Nicole Sapstead is responsible for leading the sport’s worldwide anti-doping programme, which came under the auspices of the ITIA on 1 January 2022.

    Nicole joined the ITIA in September 2021 after 12 years at UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), the last six as CEO.

  • Ben Rutherford

    Senior Director, Legal


    Ben joined the ITIA in December 2020 from World Rugby where he set up their integrity programme

  • Kirsty Batchelor

    Head of Business Services


    Kirsty worked for multi-national Kimberly-Clark for over 15 years in various finance and procurement roles

  • Matt Perry

    Senior Manager, Education and Training


    An experienced sports integrity professional and qualified teacher, Matt has worked in both anti-corruption and anti-doping for over 10 years

  • Adrian Bassett

    Head of Communications


    Adrian has over 20 years of experience in sport and communications, including the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tennis Integrity Supervisory Board (TISB)


The TISB is responsible for the governance of the ITIA

The board is made up of representatives from the major tennis bodies and five independent members, including its chair.

  • Jennie Price, CBE, Chair

    Former Chief Executive of Sport England

  • Sir Philip Craven, MBE (Independent)

    Former President of the IPC and IOC Member

  • Avril Martindale (Independent)

    Senior Lawyer and Partner at Freshfields Bruckhause Deringer

  • Sal Perna, AM (Independent)

    Racing Integrity Commissioner for the State of Victoria, Australia

  • Bob Harayda (Independent)

    An executive with over 30 years of senior leadership roles globally

  • David Haggerty

    President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF)

  • Mark Young

    Chief Legal & Administrative Officer of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

  • Steve Simon

    CEO of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)

  • Ugo Valensi

    Grand Slam Board representative

International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) 2020 Annual Review

Reporting on the Tennis Integrity Unit’s progress during 2020

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