Former Wimbledon champ won't face jail
MUNICH, Germany -- Former tennis star Boris Becker was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation for tax evasion.
"I'm happy and relieved that this chapter is finally closed,'' Becker said following the verdict, which was greeted by applause in the courtroom. "I'm a free man. That's the important thing.
"I accept that I am responsible for a mistake that I made 10 years ago and I know that I have to pay for that.''
Becker, accused of avoiding $1.7 million in taxes, ...
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