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Leading Grand Slam winners


July 9th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Following are the all time leading Grand Slam winners after Roger Federer won his 17th major title Sunday, defeating Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final:17 ... Read more...

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Cameron beats Boris Becker in charity tennis match


May 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron defeated German tennis legend Boris Becker in a tennis match, proceeds from which went to a charity organisation.The prime minister ... Read more...

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David Cameron beats Boris Becker in ‘very competitive’ charity match


May 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 01 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron defeated former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker in a charity match.The event in Buckinghamshire came about after an auction in aid of the ... Read more...

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Murray has two years to win grand slam title: Becker


January 16th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has said that British tennis star Andy Murray has only two years left to possibly win a grand slam title, and adds that after ... Read more...

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Boris Becker admits getting facelift


November 28th, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker is conscious about his looks too, and so he decided to go under the knife to maintain his youthfulness.The 43-year-old revealed on a TV ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says he had a facelift when he was 43


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has shocked fans by confessing that he had a facelift at the age of 43.The former Wimbledon champion made the revelation in an interview ... Read more...

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Becker denies ‘discussions or contact’ with Murray for coach role


November 21st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21(ANI): Former German tennis star Boris Becker has denied suggestions that he may become coach or advisor to Britain's world No. 3 Andy Murray.Becker regularly practices at the National ... Read more...

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Becker offers to help revive men’s tennis in Britain


October 14th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14(ANI): Former German tennis star Boris Becker has reportedly expressed his desire to revive British men's tennis from its dreadful state.According to the Daily Mail, Becker has already held ... Read more...

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Identity of Ronaldo Jr’s mom revealed


July 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) The mother of Cristiano Ronaldo's son is said to be an American waitress whom the ace footballer seduced into a one-night stand. It is being reported that Ronaldo ... Read more...

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Federer wasn’t making excuses for Wimbledon loss: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Roger Federer's reasons for his shocking Wimbledon quarterfinal loss did not go down well with many, including his opponent Tomas Berdych, but tennis guru Nick Bollettieri ... Read more...

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Yuki terrific, but needs to be aggressive: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri wants India's rising tennis star Yuki Bhambri to be more aggressive mentally to succeed at the international circuit. Yuki,17, is a gradute ... Read more...

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Boris Becker — star born at Wimbledon 1985


July 5th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (DPA) A slight nod and a brief smile - that is how Boris Becker in a television ad looks at the defining moment of his tennis career: the ... Read more...

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Berdych inspired to go one better than legendary countryman Lendl


July 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Czech star Tomas Berdych is inspired to do better than legendary countryman Ivan Lendl in the Wimbledon final.Berdych, 24, is the rank outsider for his clash ... Read more...

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I have to do what my wife wants, says Boris Becker


July 1st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Boris Becker says his wife Lilly Kerssenberg insists on having a larger family.Although the former tennis ace is already dad to four children by the various women he ... Read more...

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‘Big hearted’ Hewitt one of the best grass court players: Becker


June 28th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 28 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has termed former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt as one of the best players on the grass court, and refused to term him a dark ... Read more...

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Justine Henin And Rafael Nadal To Shine In French Open 2010


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Roland Garros, France, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French Open is fast drawing to an end this year and analysts are already putting their bets on 2010's possible winners. The ... Read more...

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Murray will not be 2010 French Open champion, says Becker


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 23(ANI): Former German tennis player Boris Becker insists that despite British tennis champion Andy Murray made the quarter-finals at French Open last season, he is still regarded as vulnerable on ... Read more...

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Henman prefers golf instead of captaining Britain’s Davis Cup team


March 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Former British No.1 Tim Henman loves to play golf instead of accepting the offer to be new Davis Cup captain of Britain.Henman will snub the Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Players, poor coaching behind down slide of British tennis: Becker


March 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): The drop in performance of British tennis players at international events has shocked three-time Wimbledon winner Boris Becker, who said players and poor coaching are to blame ... Read more...

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No bluffing: Gunmen steal jackpot at German tourney


March 6th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 6 (DPA) Masked gunmen burst into a five-star Berlin hotel Saturday and made off with the proceeds of Germany's biggest poker tournament that was taking place there, police said. Up to ... Read more...

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Brit tennis player sues publication for calling him ‘world’s worst’


February 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): A 23-year-old British tennis player has sued the Daily Telegraph for labelling him as "the world's worst tennis pro," saying that the newspaper has ruined his professional reputation.Robert ... Read more...

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It’s baby boy for Boris Becker, wife


February 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Tennis ace Boris Becker and wife Sharlely have welcomed a baby son.Sharlely, 33, gave birth to Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker in London at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, Becker ... Read more...

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Federer believes he can be an even better tennis player


January 29th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): Roger Federer is just two games away from claiming his 16th Grand Slam title, and still believes he has lots of areas where he can improve, notwithstanding the ... Read more...

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‘Asian, African soccer teams could be in top ten in few years’


January 15th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) German soccer legend Lothar Mathhaus Friday exuded confidence that teams from Asia and Africa will find themselves among the top ten football nations in the next two years. "We ... Read more...

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Clinton Portis Supports Tiger Woods


December 26th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey,Dec. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the list of his mistresses has not met with much approval in most quarters, he seems to have gained some support in the sea of ... Read more...

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Boris Becker Expresses Sympathy Towards Tiger Woods


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After experiencing intense humiliation for quite some time now, Tiger Woods finally has someone who understands his plight. Tennis icon Boris Becker has expressed his utmost sympathy ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says he can relate to Tiger Woods


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): Former tennis star Boris Becker has said he understands what Tiger Woods must be going through, after the exposure of the golfer's sexcapades.Becker has been through similar ... Read more...

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Boris Becker sympathizes with Tiger Woods ordeal


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis legend Boris Becker is now sympathizing with the golf legend Tiger Woods over extra-martial affairs which would have done and subsequently faced a media ... Read more...

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Boris Becker amazed by logistics of Woods’ affairs


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, Dec 21 (DPA) Former tennis bad boy Boris Becker expressed his amazement Monday at how Tiger Woods managed to hide his numerous affairs for so long from his wife and ... Read more...

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Becker accused of ‘dodging’ 21K pound charity auction pledge


November 26th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Former Wimbledon Champion Boris Becker is apparently ignoring pleas to honour a 21,000 pound charity donation.Forty-two-year-old Becker offered a day's tennis and trip to his Majorcan mansion at a ... Read more...

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Boris Becker, wife’s baby joy


November 25th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Boris Becker's heavily pregnant wife Lilly, draped in a sequined, floor-length dress, sizzled at an awards gala in Austria.The couple, who tied the knot in June this ... Read more...

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Boris Becker says ‘cupboard sex’ was actually on stairs!


October 15th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Tennis ace Boris Becker has revealed that his much-publicised "broom cupboard" restaurant romp actually happened on some stairs.The former Wimbledon champion had sex with model Angela Ermakova on ... Read more...

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Boris Becker to become dad again


August 3rd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Wimbledon legend Boris Becker is set to become a father again.Becker, who has two sons with ex-wife Barbara Feltus and a daughter from a brief affair, is ... Read more...

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Murray invents snack-based nicknames for his tennis pals


June 27th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has invented snack-based nicknames for his tennis pals.According to The Sun, Murray told fans on Twitter that he had monickers for ex-Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Boris Becker weds lover Lilly Kerssenberg in Switzerland


June 13th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Former German tennis ace Boris Becker exchanged wedding vows with his lover Lilly Kerssenberg in Switzerland on Friday.The couple completed the first stage of their intimate St ... Read more...

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