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Court: Bernard Tomic's father guilty

Updated: September 6, 2013, 9:23 AM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- John Tomic, the father and coach of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, was found guilty by a Spanish court on Friday of head-butting Thomas Drouet before the Madrid Open in May.

The court handed John Tomic an eight-month sentence. But in line with Spanish law, he will not have to go to prison since he has no criminal record and the sentence is for less than two years.

The judge presiding over Madrid criminal court No. 8, Jacobo Vigil, found "Mr. Tomic dealt a head-butt ...

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