French tennis star, Angelique Cauchy has shared her ordeal on how she was raped 400 times by her coach from the age of 12.
Testifying in French parliament, the former tennis player told of her horrifying ordeal with Andrew Geddes who was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the rape and sexual assault of four young girls in 2021.
During his trial, the court was told of the 55-year-old’s brutal sexual abuse, which he often recorded at his home, in his car, or at the tennis club.
Ms Cauchy, now 36, began working with Geddes at Sarcelles Tennis Club, Paris, in 1999 when she was 12 and France’s second junior player.
Within a few months, the abuse began, with the coach telling her: ‘You know it happens sometimes