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Former Tennis Player


Former World No. 1 professional tennis player from Germany. Won six singles grand slam titles.

Boris Becker Info

Date of BirthNovember 22, 1967
Place of BirthLeimen, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight85 kg (190 lb; 13.4 st)
ResidenceSchwyz, Switzerland
CountryWest Germany (1983–1990), Germany (from 1990)
Turned pro1984
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Retired30 June 1999
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 The most significant change in the entire men’s game over the past 18 months has been Murray’s improvement and development. This is why I predict he will win his final in Melbourne against Novak Djokovic on Sunday. 
— Boris Becker predicts Andy Murray will win the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic / January 26, 2013
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 He put the bar so high, that losing in the quarter-final of two grand slams in a row is surprising. The question has to be asked did he lose a bit of motivation? Whatever it is it's not the Roger we've seen for so many years. 
— Boris Becker after Roger Federer lost in the quarterfinals to Tomas Berdych in Wimbledon 2010 / June 30, 2010
 I believe Andy needs to be a little more aggressive from the baseline because the big matches are won by big shots but he has had a very good tournament, he's only just turned 22 and he'll be fighting for Grand Slam titles for many years to come 
— Boris Becker advising Andy Murray / July 06, 2009