Boris Becker


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Becker, Boris,

1967–, German tennis player, b. Leimen, West Germany (now Germany). Noted for his powerful, often acrobatic serve-and-volley game, he gained notice in 1985 when, at 17, he became the youngest man to win Wimbledon. He repeated there in 1986 and 1989 and led West Germany to Davis Cup victories in 1988 and 1989. Becker also won the U.S. (1989) and Australian (1991, 1996) opens. Since his retirement as a player in 1999 he has worked as a tennis commentator and coached (2013–16) Novak DjokovicDjokovic, Novak,
1987–, Serbian tennis player, b. Belgrade. He began winning European championships at age 14, and played his in first Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, in 2005. He won the Australian Open in 2008, and 2011–13; and Wimbledon and the U.S.
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e last guy I saw like this was Boris Becker - no fear whatsoever.
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Boris Becker also expressed his gratitude on Twitter thanking everyone for the best wishes regarding their new partnership.
GAME, SET AND MATCH: Ball player Bronte Murgett in action showing her outstanding co-ordination skills and, far right Boris Becker at the peak of his tennis playing career (S)
BORIS BECKER is no longer being used by Rodenstock as a brand ambassador for Wimbledon Eyewear.
WIMBLEDON legend Boris Becker has called on school children on Teesside to become a Barclays Ball Kid and join Andy Murray at the ATP World Tour Finals.
If it's the same one who chose Boris Becker to give an award, I'd shoot him myself.
Whom did Boris Becker defeat to win his first Wimbledon final in 1985?
Summary: Boris Becker believes Andy Murray is joint favourite to win the US Open - despite making an error by not firing his coach sooner.
Former world tennis number one Boris Becker will visit Bulgaria to participate in the closing stage of the Zagorka Tennis Cup, a competition that will pit against each other pairs made up of one professional player and one amateur.
TENNIS: Boris Becker has tipped Roger Federer to make a winning return to Wimbledon next summer.