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Boris Becker
Opinion  /  Published 03.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Stand together

Sir — Boris Becker’s jail sentence has shocked the world of tennis. He has had a shining sporting career. It is sad that his reputation has been ruined. Fakhrul Alam, Calcutta Ill repute...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 03.05.22

In Oscar Wilde prison, Becker’s 6ft by 12ft court

The Centre Court at Wimbledon has seen some of the finest moments of Boris Becker’s life, starting with the final in 1985, when as a 17-year-old unseeded player winning the title he announced hi...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.05.22

Becker's prison term: Joker heartbroken

World number one Novak Djokovic said on Sunday that he was "heartbroken" after his former coach Boris Becker was sent to prison earlier this week in a bankruptcy case in the UK. The 54-year...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 30.04.22

Becker: From 'Boom Boom' to bust

Boris Becker's thunderous delivery earned him the nickname 'Boom Boom' as a 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 1985 but on Friday, aged 54 and bust, the German great was told he must serve time in prison...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 29.04.22

Bankruptcy: Becker sentenced to jail

German tennis great Boris Becker was jailed by a London court on Friday for hiding hundreds of thousands of pounds of assets after he was declared bankrupt. Becker was convicted earlier this month of...
By Reuters

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Sports  /  Published 15.04.22

Becker fears players may become machines

Former tennis world No.1 Boris Becker hopes players do not turn into emotionless “computers and machines” following the ATP’s warning that there will be stricter punishment for on-co...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 08.04.22

Becker found guilty in bankruptcy

German tennis great Boris Becker was on Friday found guilty of four charges under the Insolvency Act following his bankruptcy trial in London, British media reported. The 54-year-old six times Grand ...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 23.03.22

Becker ‘acted dishonestly’

German tennis great Boris Becker “acted dishonestly” by failing to hand over assets including his Wimbledon singles trophies before and after he was declared bankrupt in 2017, a London cou...
By Reuters in London

People  /  Published 16.09.19

Prodigies: Top of their games at a tender age

The Telegraph takes a look at sport stars who shone early...

Sports  /  Published 24.06.19

Tennis legend Boris Becker to auction trophies, medals to pay off debt

Boris Becker will have his trophies and personal souvenirs auctioned in order to raise money to clear his debts. Becker will begin auctioning the items from Monday with the help of British company Wyl...
By The Telegraph


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