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French tennis coach convicted

Updated: January 8, 2013, 4:56 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- A former tennis coach in France was convicted and sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for raping young students at his academy, ending a seven-year legal case that began when a former ranked player published a book describing years of abuse at his hands.

The court in Lyon also barred 70-year-old Regis de Camaret from working in tennis for life.

The case against Camaret began in 2005 with accusations from former ranked player Isabelle Demongeot, who wrote a book describing ...

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