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Boris Becker


Explained: Boris Becker's bankruptcy, and the missing Wimbledon trophies

November 03, 2020 2:33 pm

Last week, the 52-year-old was accused in a London court of failing to submit his Grand Slam trophies to repay his debt. He’s been fighting bankruptcy since filing for it in 2017.

Nick Kyrgios calls Boris Becker 'doughnut' in reply to 'rat' accusation

June 30, 2020 9:28 pm

Nick Kyrgios hit back at Boris Becker for calling him a 'rat' as the two engaged in a war of words over Alexander Zverev's behaviour during supposed isolation.

Boris Becker's bankruptcy restrictions extended to 2031

November 05, 2019 9:22 pm

German tennis great Boris Becker has had his bankruptcy restrictions extended to 2031 after an investigation into assets and undisclosed transactions valued at more than 4.5 million pounds ($5.80 million).

Auction of tennis great Boris Becker's trophies raises over $800,000

July 12, 2019 11:47 am

The items auctioned included a replica of the Davis Cup winners trophy, an international tennis hall of fame ring, watches and playing clothes.

Boris Becker begins auction of trophies, medals to pay off debts

June 24, 2019 12:10 pm

Boris Becker is auctioning his trophies, replicas as well as medals online to partially clear his debts.

Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Sania Mirza need to work together for growth of Indian tennis: Boris Becker

February 18, 2019 5:42 pm

Talking about Indian tennis, which has not been able to produce world-class singles players in the last three decades, Becker said the trio need to unite to take the game forward in their country.

Boris Becker hails 'superstar' Alexander Zverev as best of new generation

November 19, 2018 9:48 pm

After overcoming Roger Federer in the semis in London on Saturday, Alexander Zverev beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 the next day to claim the biggest crown of his career so far.

CAR foreign minister says Boris Becker not diplomat

June 18, 2018 5:11 pm

Central African Republic's foreign minister reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn't have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country.

Boris Becker to head men's tennis for German federation

August 24, 2017 12:23 pm

The federation announced Boris Becker's appointment Wednesday, as well as Barbara Rittner's move from Fed Cup captain to head of women's tennis. Jens Gerlach takes over Germany's Fed Cup team.

Boris Becker named German federation 'head of tennis'

August 22, 2017 11:43 am

The 49-year-old was declared bankrupt in June, but has been given the new role in which he will manage all German men's tennis and oversee the running of the Davis Cup team.


When Boris Becker won Wimbledon

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#OnThisDay in 1985, Boris Becker became the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at age 17.