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Boris Becker calls on young players to ‘show up’ and start challenging for Grand Slam titles – BBC Sport
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Boris Becker calls on young players to ‘show up’ and start challenging for Grand Slam titles – BBC Sport

Spaniard Nadal has won a record tally of 12 French Open titlesFormer world number one Boris Becker has called on tennis players under the age of 28 to “show up” and start challenging for Grand Slam titles.With Nadal winning the French Open, the last 10 Slams have been won by either the 33-year-old, Novak Djokovic,…

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Becker and McEnroe bemoan utter domination of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic – Metro.co.uk
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Becker and McEnroe bemoan utter domination of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic – Metro.co.uk

Ten Grand Slam titles in a row. Forty-nine of 57 Slams won since the French Open in 2005. A major win rate of 83% since Wimbledon 2003. The ‘Big Three’ have dominated tennis in a fashion never seen before but two of the game’s legendary stars, Boris Becker and John McEnroe have hit out at…

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Boris Becker challenges young tennis stars to step up as Rafael Nadal extends reign of the unbreakable thirty-somethings – The Telegraph
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Boris Becker challenges young tennis stars to step up as Rafael Nadal extends reign of the unbreakable thirty-somethings – The Telegraph

Nadal lifted his 12th French Open trophy with Sunday’s win over Dominic Thiem in Paris Credit: GETTY IMAGES Another magnificent victory from Rafael Nadal in Paris was offset by the sense that the tennis clock has stopped. The hierarchy of the sport remains unchanging, an autocratic regime that ruthlessly suppresses all challengers. Much mileage remains…

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Boris Becker slates younger generation’s inability to challenge ‘big three’ – Eurosport.co.uk
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Boris Becker slates younger generation’s inability to challenge ‘big three’ – Eurosport.co.uk

The trio have won every Grand Slam since 2017, with 33-year-old Nadal claiming the latest title at Roland Garros on Sunday, dispatching 25-year-old Austrian Dominic Thiem in the final for a second straight year. Video – Highlights – Nadal made to work by Thiem for historic 12th title at Roland Garros02:59 Becker, who won Wimbledon…

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Becker, Cash back Thiem in row with Serena – Sport24
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Becker, Cash back Thiem in row with Serena – Sport24

Cape Town – Tennis legends Boris Becker and Pat Cash have come out in support of Dominic Thiem in his row with Serena Williams, as the press conference controversy rumbles on.After her defeat to Sofia Kenin on Saturday, Williams forced Thiem to end his press conference prematurely, insisting she wanted to take his seat in…

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Alisson Becker on the big advantage Liverpool’s Marbella trip gives them for Champions League final – Liverpool Echo
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Alisson Becker on the big advantage Liverpool’s Marbella trip gives them for Champions League final – Liverpool Echo

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Alisson Becker stats could see him break Liverpool record in Premier League clash against Newcastle – talkSPORT
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Alisson Becker stats could see him break Liverpool record in Premier League clash against Newcastle – talkSPORT

Ace in the goal The Brazilian shot stopper is out to write his name into the history books this weekend Twelve months is a long time in football. Rewind to April 2018 and Liverpool had Loris Karius in goal after Simon Mignolet had struggled in the first half of the season. We all know how…

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Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk teases Liverpool goalkeeper over Manchester United blunder – Goal.com
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Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk teases Liverpool goalkeeper over Manchester United blunder – Goal.com

The Liverpool goalkeeper’s fumble cost the Reds an 11th clean sheet of the season at Anfield on Sunday Virgil van Dijk has revealed how he jokingly berated Alisson Becker for costing him a clean sheet during Liverpool’s win over Manchester United. Alisson was responsible for United’s equaliser during the Reds’ 3-1 victory at Anfield on…

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Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk teases Liverpool goalkeeper over Manchester United blunder – Goal.com
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Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk teases Liverpool goalkeeper over Manchester United blunder – Goal.com

The Liverpool goalkeeper’s fumble cost the Reds an 11th clean sheet of the season at Anfield on Sunday Virgil van Dijk has revealed how he jokingly berated Alisson Becker for costing him a clean sheet during Liverpool’s win over Manchester United. Alisson was responsible for United’s equaliser during the Reds’ 3-1 victory at Anfield on…

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Alisson Becker names the goalkeepers he would need to surpass to become best in the world
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Alisson Becker names the goalkeepers he would need to surpass to become best in the world

Liverpool fans were over the moon when the club moved for Brazilian number one Alisson Becker in the summer. The former Roma stopper commanded quite a hefty price, but having suffered through the blunder-packed reign of Loris Karius, no price was too high for the Anfield side. Jurgen Klopp has made a massive point of…

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