Tennis Star in Germany: Boris Becker is the center of attention

Boris Becker is on the way to the honor-Hochheimer. The German Tennis Idol gives the small city on the Main a attention, which it has enjoyed so far, only for i

Tennis Star in Germany: Boris Becker is the center of attention

Boris Becker is on the way to the honor-Hochheimer. The German Tennis Idol gives the small city on the Main a attention, which it has enjoyed so far, only for its wine cultivation. Wherein a half-hour appearance Beckers has an action as 100,000 barrels of exquisite wine. Since he has given to the project of the Wiesbaden business man Khaled Ezzedine his name and his heart's blood promised travels of the Londoner by choice more often to Hochheim. This Thursday he came to the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Boris Becker International Tennis Academy, which will be built in the industrial area of Frankfurt street on 48,000 square meters.

Peter Hess

sports editor.

F. A. Z.

Seven camera teams, the ceremony followed and of course it was not only about the tennis courts, the Hotel, the boarding school, the Restaurant, the swimming pool, the tennis shop and the Boris-Becker-Museum, to be erected, but the Institution of Becker, which still fascinated the Public. And the living legend will share his views with the audience, as long as it is in the broadest sense of the term Tennis. He sees himself as an Ambassador, promoter and voice of his sport. No mention of his financial position and his private life he.

"It was a good Tennis week," said Becker on Thursday and said only the issue of a building permit for his Academy. He also said the announcement that this year the Grand Slam tournaments in New York and in Paris is to take place. "I am pleased that it continues. It is important that the players can practice their profession again,“ said the 52-Year-old. Other experts don't see the Whole critical because of the limitations of Becker.

While the Corona-break, he got "terrible calls" from professionals. "99 percent of the players rely on prize money. You have no high advertising revenue and no protection. Many have, therefore, to think about whether you need to find another profession. At times you could not even Tennis lessons.“

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 12:19

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