Boris Becker

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Boris Franz Becker (German pronunciation: [ˈboːʁɪs ˈbɛkɐ], audio ; born 22 November 1967) is a German former world No. 1 professional tennis player. He was successful from the start of his career, winning the first of his six major singles titles at age 17. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Becker has received more than 3,760,019 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Boris Becker is the 18th most popular tennis player (up from 19th in 2019), the 1,125th most popular biography from Germany (down from 964th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Tennis Player.

Boris Becker is a former tennis player from Germany. He won three out of six Wimbledon titles and one out of two US Open titles. He is most famous for being the youngest player to win the Wimbledon title at the age of 17.

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Among tennis players, Boris Becker ranks 18 out of 1,148Before him are Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Charlotte Cooper, and Stan Smith. After him are Rafael Nadal, Margaret Court, Arthur Ashe, Stefan Edberg, Ion Țiriac, and Mats Wilander.

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Among people born in 1967, Boris Becker ranks 19Before him are Pamela Anderson, Mark Rutte, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Benicio del Toro, Carla Bruni, and Matt LeBlanc. After him are Mike Portnoy, Mark Ruffalo, Kazuyoshi Miura, Mikheil Saakashvili, Massimiliano Allegri, and Laura Dern.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Boris Becker ranks 1,125 out of 5,289Before him are Pavlo Skoropadskyi (1873), Samuel Scheidt (1587), John George II, Elector of Saxony (1613), Wilhelm Weitling (1808), John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (1604), and Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1942). After him are Emmy Göring (1893), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Godigisel (359), Theodor Storm (1817), Méret Oppenheim (1913), and Wilhelm Gustloff (1895).


Among tennis players born in Germany, Boris Becker ranks 3Before him are John McEnroe (1959) and Steffi Graf (1969). After him are Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (1908), Michael Stich (1968), Cilly Aussem (1909), Tommy Haas (1978), Angelique Kerber (1988), Wilhelm Bungert (1939), Heinrich Schomburgk (1885), and Sylvia Hanika (1959).