Klein banned six months, fined

Updated: July 9, 2009, 11:15 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- An Australian tennis player has been suspended for six months for racial abuse.

The ATP says former Australian Open junior champion Brydan Klein was penalized for making a racial slur during a qualifying match against South Africa's Raven Klaasen on June 13 at the grass-court tournament in Eastbourne, England.

The ATP says the 19-year-old Klein has been fined an additional $10,000 on top of the $14,000 fine he received on site. Klein was found guilty of aggravated behavior ...

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