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Wimbledon 2019: Boris Becker auctions off trophies and memorabilia for £680,000 – The Independent
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Wimbledon 2019: Boris Becker auctions off trophies and memorabilia for £680,000 – The Independent

An online auction of German tennis great Boris Becker‘s trophies and memorabilia has raised more than 680,000 pounds ($852,652), with his 1989 U.S. Open trophy attracting the highest bid of 150,250 pounds. The 51-year-old was declared bankrupt by a British court in 2017 in connection to a debt to private bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co,…

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Boris Becker trophy and memorabilia auction raises over £680,000 – BBC Sport
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Boris Becker trophy and memorabilia auction raises over £680,000 – BBC Sport

Boris Becker put the memorabilia up for auction after being declared bankruptAn auction of trophies and memorabilia from former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker’s career has raised in excess of £680,000.The highest bid of £150,250 was recorded for the US Open replica trophy Becker won against Ivan Lendl in 1989.Also included amongst the 82 items was…

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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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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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