In 1985, at 17-years-old, Boris Becker became – and continues to be – the youngest ever Wimbledon Men’s Singles champion. Throughout his career, he won 6 Grand Slams before coaching one of the game’s greats, Novak Djokovic.
Since retiring from professional tennis, Boris has commentated on the game for Sky and the BBC, and written for publications including The Times, curating a sports column.
Boris Becker is Vice Chairman and an Academy member of the Laureus Sports for Good Foundation, a German AIDS Foundation ambassador, and a Member of the Board of the Elton John AIDs Foundation.
Tennis is graced with many illustrious champions, but few as instantly recognisable the world over as Boris Becker. In addition to reaching number 1, he won six grand slams and played at the highest level before retiring in 1999. Furthermore, Boris is one of the world’s most intelligent and shrewd sportsmen who has never lacked for a trenchant, eloquent, fascinating viewpoint on the game, its status, its characters and its traditions, which is what he will share with you when he takes to the stage.
Boris’s incredible story is told in his illustrated autobiography, ‘Boris Becker’s Wimbledon’, published by Blink Publishing in 2015.
Boris Becker is well known as a business entrepreneur, and for his motivational and leadership skills in addition to his sport, tennis and team building work.
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