Serbian David Savic banned for life

Updated: October 1, 2011, 1:54 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Serbian tennis player David Savic has received a life ban for attempting to fix matches.

The Tennis Integrity Unit says the 659th-ranked Savic was also fined $100,000 after being found guilty of three violations of the sport's international anti-corruption program. The ban begins immediately.

He's the second player to get a lifetime ban. In May, Austrian player Daniel Koellerer was the first to be banned for match-fixing.

The 26-year-old Savic was found guilty ...

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