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

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

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
Becker, Boris

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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