The Social Climber: Russian Tennis Player Gets Lifetime Ban, Jennifer Lawrence Teams Up With David O. Russell Again

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Tennis Player Gets Lifetime Ban
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PHOTO: Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia plays during his Gentlemens Singles second round match at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, June 26, 2013, in London.
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Russian tennis player Andrey Kumantsov has been given an immediate lifetime ban from the sport for allegedly breaking rules on betting and match fixing.

The Tennis Integrity Unit said in a statement that the 27-year-old was found guilty of 12 offenses that were allegedly carried out over the course of several years.

How Kumantsov broke the rules was not revealed, and something the unit said it planned to keep confidential from the public.

The Russian player scored a career high ranking of No. 261 in 2010, according to the Associated Press.

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Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell Will Bring 'Joy' to the World
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PHOTO: Jennifer Lawrence attends the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" party at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival, May 17, 2014, in Cannes, France.
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Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell have proven to be quite the team.

The actress and the director are teaming up again to bring the story of the inventor of the "Miracle Mop" to the big screen next Christmas, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Lawrence is set to play single mom Joy Mangano, who built an empire off of her "Miracle Mop" invention.

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Lindsey Graham Knocks Out 6 Challengers
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PHOTO: Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks after his victory in a primary election in Columbia, S.C., June 10, 2014.
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With six competitors, Sen. Lindsey Graham's primary was supposed to be a tough race.

However, the South Carolina Republican successfully knocked out his opponents and ran away with more than 50 percent of the vote, which will allow him to avoid a run-off in the Senate race.

More on 'The Primary That Wasn't' Here

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Get Ready For the World Cup
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PHOTO: Pedro Rodriguez of Spain competes for the ball with his teammate, Xabi Alonso, during a Spain training session at the Centro de Entrenamiento do Caju, June 9, 2014, in Curitiba, Brazil.
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All eyes are on Brazil as the World Cup starts on Thursday. Check out the viewing schedule here.

Then head over here to cast your vote in ABC News' "Who Is The Hottest Player in the World Cup?" brackets.

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