On charges of tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud, Boris Becker, the legendary Wimbledon champion, has been jailed for more than 2 years.
All Russians and Belarusians are barred from participating in the Wimbledon tennis tournament, including those who have spoken out against Vladimir Putin and Russia. To echo the same sentiment, a Ukrainian tennis star has demanded that Russian players be subjected to ideological purity test.
Although tennis star Boris Becker has disputed all of the allegations leveled against him, he has been found guilty of bankruptcy fraud.
In the Indian Wells Masters finals Rafael Nadal suffered heart and breathing problems. "It's like a needle all the time inside," was how he described it.