French Tennis Rocked by New Case of Alleged Sexual Abuse

Andrew Geddes, a 48-year-old tennis coach from New Jersey in the United States, is suspected of having raped and assaulted three students aged 12 to 17 on several occasions between 1999 and 2005, when he worked at a tennis club in Sarcelles near the French capital.

updated: May 08, 2014 16:30 IST
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Nanterre, France: French tennis was rocked Wednesday by a second case of alleged sexual abuse when a tennis coach was charged over the suspected rape of three underage students, prosecutors said.

Andrew Geddes, a 48-year-old man from New Jersey in the United States, was charged with "rape and sexual assault on minors", Robert Gelli, a prosecutor in the Paris suburb of Nanterre, told AFP.

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