Boris Franz Becker is a German former world No. 1 tennis player.
Becker was successful from the start of his career, winning the Wimbledon Championships at the age of 17.
He ultimately won six Grand Slam singles titles: three Wimbledon Championships, two Australian Opens and one US Open.
Becker also won three year-end championships, 13 Masters titles and an Olympic gold medal in doubles.
In 1989, he was voted the Player of the Year by both the ATP and the ITF.
Boris Becker was born in Leimen, a town in the German state Baden-Württemberg, the son of Elvira and Karl-Heinz Becker.