Went to Daviscup.org. looked up B Becker record = geez 54-10

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  1. borisboris

    borisboris Semi-Pro

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    :twisted: He was only 1 month into his 18th b-day and clocking Mats Wilander-Edberg on their home turf. Started playing when he was 17!! What a thumper. Agassi & McEnroe both were teen sensations in the Davis Cup. Pretty amazing ages to come thru in the clutch. 8)
     
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  2. Tenny

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    Boris indoor

    Borisboris

    Becker is one of the players I most enjoy watching. He is known for his excellency in Indoor situation. What does it mean? Did he like 'carpet' or controlled environment (temperature)? I thought he liked turf so that he could dive.

    Tenny
     
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  3. borisboris

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    Boris loved the roar of the indoor crowd - the surface was typically fast which helped his game. As for Davis Cup he was the player for Germany for 8 straight years. daviscup.org = great site.
     
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  4. JohnThomas1

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    Actually borisboris that would be including doubles. Have a look at his singles record and you will see something truly special. Then after you do that take out the 1 or 2 dead rubbers he lost in. His record is spellbinding.
     
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  5. borisboris

    borisboris Semi-Pro

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    Singles = 38 & 3!!!! :twisted: :twisted:
    He went 23-2 during one stretch. AWESOME :!: :!: :!:
     
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  6. Kalin

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    If I remember correctly, he even managed to beat Agassi on clay for the Davis Cup. Pretty amazing, given that (1) Agassi was an outstanding Davis Cup player himself, (2) on the Tour, Agassi owned Boris on just about any surface and (3) clay was Boris' weakest surface.
     
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  7. JohnThomas1

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    One or two of those losses were dead rubbers borisboris ;)
     
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  8. JohnThomas1

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    (only losses to Casal in 1985, '87 & Haarhuis in '95) i'm pretty sure the 85 Casal loss was dead, Germany had won.
     
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  9. JohnThomas1

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    95 - L Paul HAARHUIS 6-4 2-6 4-6 6-7(4)

    85 - L Sergio CASAL 4-6 6-1 5-7

    87 - L Sergio CASAL 2-6 6-0 2-6 3-6

    they won two out of those three ties, losing to spain in 87.
     
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