Tennis star Novak offered £110,000 to lose

20-year-old world number 3 tennis star, Novak Djokovic, is reeling from a shock proposition to lose a match in St. Petersburg he wasn't even registered to play. He was apparently offered £110,000 to fix the game.

Novak is known for both his court skills and for his impressions of other players. Often delighting fans by mimicking his peers (Sharapova is a particular favourite), he's fast becoming one of the sport's great personalities. He certainly didn't disappoint at this year's US Open, leaving the country after losing to Roger Federer with newly acquired celebrity status:

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