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Damir Dokic's sentence confirmed

Updated: September 24, 2009, 8:55 AM ET
Associated Press

RUMA, Serbia -- A Serbian court confirmed a 15-month prison sentence for the father of tennis player Jelena Dokic on charges that he threatened the Australian ambassador to Serbia.

The retrial for Damir Dokic was held because ambassador Claire Birgin did not testify in person during the original hearing in June. On Thursday, she was again represented by a lawyer.

Dokic's lawyer, Bosiljka Djukic, said the ruling was "illegal ... according to the same scenario," and announced another ...

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