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Tennis Coach to the Stars Dies at 91
'Michelangelo of Tennis'
Is Dead at 91

'Michelangelo of Tennis' Is Dead at 91

Nick Bollettieri coached the likes of Venus and Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, Monica Seles

(Newser) - Nick Bollettieri, the Hall of Fame tennis coach who worked with some of the sport’s biggest stars, including Andre Agassi and Monica Seles, and founded an academy that revolutionized the development of young athletes, has died. He was 91. Bollettieri died Sunday night at home in Florida after a...

Boris Becker Guilty in Bankruptcy Case
Boris Becker
Is Going to Prison

Boris Becker Is Going to Prison

Tennis great gets 2.5 years for financial offenses

(Newser) - Update: Boris Becker is going to prison. A judge in London sentenced the former tennis star to 2½ years behind bars on Friday for shady financial moves during bankruptcy, reports the AP . It could have been worse for the 54-year-old, however: He faced up to seven years for the offenses....

Prosecutors: Boris Becker Tried to Conceal Tennis Trophies

Wimbledon champ is on trial, said to have 'acted dishonestly' in hiding assets during bankruptcy

(Newser) - Former tennis champion Boris Becker went on trial Monday in London for allegedly concealing property—including nine trophies—from bankruptcy trustees and dodging his obligation to disclose financial information to settle his debts. Prosecutors said Becker, 54, "acted dishonestly" when he hid or failed to hand over assets before...

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