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Boris Becker
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 187
Plays: Right-handed
Career Titles: 49
Birthplace: Leimen, GER
Birthdate: Nov. 22, 1967

Career Highlights


  • Bowed out to Pete Sampras in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, his last appearance at the All England Club.

  • Has captured 49 ATP singles titles, which leads all active players.


  • Won his second Australian Open championship and sixth career Grand Slam title, defeating Michael Chang in four sets.

  • Suffered a wrist injury at Wimbledon which sidelined him for ten weeks, including the U.S. Open.

  • One month after returning to action, won his third title of the year at Vienna in October and captured the Super 9 tournament in Stuttgart, Germany the following week, defeating Sampras in the finals.

  • Also captured the Queen's Club tournament in June and the Grand Slam Cup in December.

  • Lost to Sampras in a five-set marathon at the ATP Tour World Championships in Hannover, Germany.


  • Claimed his first Australian Open crown with a victory over Ivan Lendl in Melbourne.

  • Earned the No. 1 ranking for the first time in his career three weeks after his triumph.

    Defeated Stefan Edberg and Lendl to claim the Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles, respectively.

    Became youngest at 17 years, 7 months, to win Wimbledon when he defeated Kevin Curren for the first of his three All England titles.

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