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Becker will reportedly get probation, pay $2.3M

Updated: October 15, 2002, 8:51 PM ET
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany -- Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has reached an out-of-court settlement in his tax-evasion case, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten reported Tuesday.

The newspaper, drawing upon sources involved in the case, said the retired tennis star will be slapped with two years probation and will pay $2.3 million in back taxes, plus penalty on the money.

A Munich court will dismiss the case following a guilty plea from the tennis star when the trial starts on Oct. 23, ...

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