Title: Boris Becker's Wimbledon: My Life and Career...
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Of all the many illustrious champions in tennis, there are few whose name is as synonymous with Wimbledon as Boris Becker, who, in 2015, celebrates the 30th anniversary of his remarkable entry into the sport's pantheon of greats. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BGS; WSJR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 262 x 259 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1266. . 2016. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781910536087
Synopsis: Boris's story is almost without parallel in tennis, from astonishing teenage talent, to Wimbledon champion, to a renowned television commentator, manager, and coach of one of the world's greatest contemporary players, Novak Djokovic. In this wonderful illustrated autobiography, Boris shares his unique story, tracing his career through the many changes in the game but which has, at its heart, his loving relationship with Wimbledon, the place where it all began for him. Boris talks frankly about his own career, how it transformed his life and those of so many others, reflecting on what it was like to play in the era of McEnroe, Connors, Lendl and Edberg - about the highs and lows of his life as played on the grand stage of Centre Court, and tennis' other great arenas; the changes that have transpired in fitness, the media, the partying, the equipment, the tactics, the personalities, the technology, and the commerce.
About the Author: Boris Becker is one of the most celebrated tennis players of the modern era. A six times Grand Slam Champion and former World Number One, Boris became the youngest-ever winner of the Wimbledon Championships in 1985, and went on to win the competition in 1986 and 1989. He currently coaches Wimbledon champion, Novak Djokovic.
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