Boris Becker

Lack of love fuels Novak Djokovic's desire to be top dog

When he starts receiving the same adoration reserved almost exclusively for Roger Federer in Sunday`s epic Wimbledon final, maybe his resolve will soften, his hunger for the fight diminish, his love of "sticking it to them" fade.

Jul 15, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

Novak Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Boris Becker

World number one Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer to claim a fifth Wimbledon title in the longest singles final in the tournament`s 133-year history on Sunday, leaving him four slams behind the Swiss and two adrift of Rafa Nadal.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

Boris Becker doubtful about Novak Djokovic's chances of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slams record

Djokovic, who picked up his 15th Grand Slam title with a victory at Melbourne Park, has crossed legendary player Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slams titles. 

Feb 23, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Boris Becker urges Andy Murray to consider surgery in order to prolong career

Murray has struggled to regain form since undergoing a hip operation last January and was knocked out in the first round of the ongoing Australian Open. 

Jan 23, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Former tennis champion Boris Becker says diplomatic passport is real

Becker, 50, has claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in London by taking up a role with the Central African Republic as a sports envoy.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Boris Becker scotches rumours he will coach Alexander Zverev

Boris Becker has scotched rumours he is poised to coach rising German star Alexander Zverev, who recently split with Juan Carlos Ferrero.

Feb 27, 2018, 23:41 PM IST

Boris Becker 'lost' five of six Grand Slam trophies: Report

Boris Becker does not know the whereabouts of five of the six Grand Slam trophies he won during his career, according to a report.

Jan 26, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Novak Djokovic adds Radek Stepanek to coaching team

American Andre Agassi, eight-times grand slam champion, will continue to coach Djokovic at the grand slams with 39-year-old Stepanek stepping in at other tournaments.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Boris Becker appointed head of German men's tennis

Becker, who won six grand slams as a player, was also a former Davis Cup coach for Germany from 1997 to 1999 but had an uneasy relationship with the federation.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

German tennis legend Boris Becker 'shocked' after being declared bankrupt by London court

The German`s lawyers had argued there was sufficient evidence to show that he would be able to pay the debt soon through a refinancing arrangement, involving remortgaging a property in Mallorca, which was expected to raise six million euros ($6.7 million).

Jun 22, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

German tennis legend Boris Becker declared bankrupt

The bankruptcy application was made by private bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co in connection with a judgment debt owed them by Becker dating back to 2015.

Jun 21, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Fallen Novak Djokovic should ask Boris Becker to return, says former world number one Radmilo Armenulic

"In my opinion, bringing Becker back would be the best course of action as he played the best tennis of his life after the German had joined his team," added the 76-year old, who steered Yugoslavia to Davis Cup semi-finals in 1988, 1989 and 1991.

May 07, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Novak Djokovic knows how to return to top, he will make a comeback: Boris Becker

Djokovic, however, has been struggling with his form of late and lost in the second round of this year's Australian Open to World No.117 Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Maria Sharapova deserves a second chance after paying her dues: Boris Becker

Becker, a three-times Wimbledon champion, said it was right that Sharapova was allowed to return to the sport and hopes her comeback will not cause problems in the locker room.

Feb 15, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Boris Becker explains how Sania Mirza brings him good luck

Becker said he is closest with Sania Mirza among all Indian tennis players.

Dec 18, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Novak Djokovic's next coach: Nenad Zimonjic to be appointed as Boris Becker's replacement?

Djokovic has won six Grand Slams since appointing Becker in December 2013, and held all four major titles at the same when he defeated Murray in the French Open final in June.

Dec 14, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Djokovic needs to work harder to regain first spot: Boris Becker

The primary reason behind this is said to be the drop in his work-rate, believes the Serb's former coach Boris Becker.

Dec 07, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Novak Djokovic splits with coach Boris Becker after struggling in second half of 2016

World No. 2 tennis player Novak Djokovic has decided to part ways with coach Boris Becker. The Serbian, who has struggled in the second half of 2016, announced the news on his Facebook page.

Dec 07, 2016, 02:04 AM IST

SHOCKED Novak Djokovic smashes racquet, rips shirt — MUST WATCH

World number one Novak Djokovic showed his wild side on Saturday after losing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the first semi-final of the Shanghai Masters.

Oct 16, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic drops Boris Becker hint, Nick Kyrgios fined

Becker joined Djokovic`s coaching team at the start of 2014, helping him win six of his 12 Grand Slam titles and put together one of the all-time great seasons last year.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:17 PM IST