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Boris Becker - Chronology

Famous Sports StarsTennisBoris Becker Biography - Young Champion, Ups And Downs, Controversy Finds The Wunderkind, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments


1967 Born November 22, in Liemen, West Germany
1975 Begins playing competitive tennis
1976 Begins training with Gunther Bosch
1984 Begins working with Ion Tiriac
1984 Enters Wimbledon competition for first time; leaves due to injury
1985 Becomes youngest player to win Wimbledon championship
1986 Wins Wimbledon again
1987 Fires Gunther Bosch
1988 Helps win West Germany's first Davis Cup victory
1989 Reclaims Wimbledon title; hires Bob Brett as new trainer
1991 Begins dating Barbara Feltus
1993 Marries Barbara Feltus, December 17
1994 Son, Noah Gabriel, born
1997 Retires from Grand Slam tournament competition
1999 Retires from professional tennis
1999 Son, Elias Balthasar, born
1999 Father dies
1999 Russian model gives birth to Anna, illegitimate daughter of Boris Becker; subsequent paternity test proves he is the father
2000 In December, separates from wife, Barbara Feltus; later files for divorce
2002 Is convicted of tax evasion, given two-year suspended sentence, in October

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