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Boris Franz Becker is a former world number one professional tennis player from Germany.
He was born in Leimen, West Germany, on November 22, 1967.
Boris began playing tennis when he was only six years old and turned professional at the age of fifteen in 1985. As of 2013, Boris has won 49 singles titles and 15 doubles titles.
He has won 3 Wimbledon singles championships:
first in 1985 against Kevin Curren, second in 1986 against Pat Cash, and third in 1989 against Michael Stich from Germany.
Boris also won one Australian Open championship in 1991 against Stefan Edberg from Sweden. In 1996 he led the German Davis Cup team to the championship.
Boris was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in July 2013.
To this day, Boris is the youngest Wimbledon champion ever at only seventeen years old!
He also played football at a young age but turned to professional tennis in 1984. Nowadays, Boris Becker’s net worth is about $125 million.
Now that you know a little bit more about Boris Becker and his accomplishments please continue reading to find out which tennis racket he uses!!!
Which tennis racket did Boris Becker use?
Boris used and changed many tennis rackets during his amazing career, but one of his most famous tennis rackets is the Puma Becker Winner.
During his career, he used over 30 different Puma Becker Winner rackets.
This racket was one of the best tennis rackets in the 1980s and 1990s; it is pretty famous for its lightweight graphite frame.
During Boris’s Wimbledon victory in 1985, he used this great tennis racket.
Where can I buy this racket?
Nowadays you can’t buy this amazing tennis racket anymore, and it is considered old – but you can still find it online on some websites like eBay.
But be noticed that people may buy it only as a souvenir or for their tennis collections-
I don’t recommend playing with it because in today’s market there are much better and more modern tennis rackets.
Which other tennis racket did he use?
Like all the pro tennis players, Boris used to change his tennis racket like a normal person use to change his underwear!
After the Puma Becker Winner in 1985, he changed to Puma Becker Super, and later he started using Estusa tennis rackets.
In his last playing years, before he retired, he used to play with Quantum Tour 10 by the tennis brand Volkl.
What is Boris Becker’s height?
Boris Becker stands about 6 ft 3 in tall (so it means he is 1.91 cm).
How did Boris Becker get his start in tennis?
Boris Becker got his start in tennis at the age of 3 when his mother put him in tennis lessons.
After winning junior Wimbledon, Boris began to play in professional tournaments.
Where does Boris Becker live?
Boris Becker lives in London, England, and Monaco, which is located on the French Riviera.
Where does Boris Becker make public appearances?
Boris makes public tennis playing and celebrity appearances at various tournaments worldwide including Monte Carlo, Madrid, Paris, and London.
He has also played in Wimbledon (London), Queens (Holland), Queens Club (London), Stuttgart, Indian Wells, Miami, and Monte Carlo Masters.
He also makes public appearances in Monaco at the Louis II Stadium – Prince’s Palace to play with other celebrities.
Did Boris Becker ever take a break from tennis?
Yes, Boris Becker took a 7-month break in his prime when he was diagnosed with mononucleosis
What big titles has Boris Becker won?
Boris won his first major title at Wimbledon when he was 15 years old. Additionally, Boris won 6 grand slam titles, and 2 Davis Cups, and he earned the ATP Sportsman of the Year Award.
What is Boris Becker’s net worth?
Forbes Magazine lists his net worth as $160 million as of May 2016.
How does Boris Becker hold his racket?
Boris holds his racket with a Western grip and plays primarily from the baseline.
What position did Boris Becker play in tennis?
Boris Becker played at the professional level as a right-handed player with a one-handed backhand.
Does Boris Becker have a son?
Yes, Boris Becker has a son – and actually, more than one:
His children’s names are Amadeus, Elias Balthasar, Anna, and Noah Gabriel.
What is the name of Boris Becker’s tennis book?
Boris Becker’s Tennis Book is called “The Player”. it’s an autobiography written by Boris about his tennis career.
Is Boris Becker still coaching?
Boris Becker is not currently coaching any top ATP players, but he does serve as a sports mentor to the next generation of young tennis players.
7 interesting facts about Boris:
- He became the youngest player to win Wimbledon in 1985 at age 17.
- In 2001, he won a Gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics.
- In 2003, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
- When he retired from tennis on 25 June 1999, Boris Becker became a successful entrepreneur – he is playing poker professionally and he is involved in various sports and media activities.
- He named his son Noah Gabriel after his 2 best friends Yannick Noah and the British singer Peter Gavriel (which I love his duet with the amazing singer Kate Bush!)
- He was the coach of the tennis player Novak Djokovic throughout his career (2013-2016).
- On 21 June 2017, Boris Becker was declared bankrupt.
What is Boris Becker’s nickname?
Boris Becker is referred to as “Boom Boom” because his serve was so strong for a man of such a small stature.
Boris Becker Brand
Like the Swedish tennis player Björn Borg, Boris Becker has a wide range of apparel and accessories available under his brand.
You won’t find their tennis rackets, but you will find some very unique Boris Becker shirts, jeans, polo, jackets, pants, knitwear, etc.
Boris Becker has had an outstanding career in tennis as a three-time Grand Slam singles champion and six-time doubles winner.
Boris used to have many tennis rackets in his bag, but he is quite picky about the one he chooses to use.
Some of his famous tennis rackets are the Puma Becker Winner, Puma Becker Super, Estusa tennis rackets, and Volkl Quantum Tour 10.
Boris Becker is a very busy man, not only is he a top-level tennis player and coach but Boris Becker has been involved in many other activities –
Currently, you can find Boris at poker tournaments or playing online poker.