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Old 02-16-2010, 08:59 PM   #130
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Originally Posted by hoodjem View Post
Holy cow--Tiriac is a billionaire?


Ahhh; this explains a lot: "In 1983, he [Tiriac] became a tennis manager; above all, he managed Boris Becker from 1984 to 1993."

Yes Hoodjem, lol. I almost fell out of my chair when I read that. He was "crazy like a Fox" wasn't he? Vilas and Becker, not bad as a player, coach, and manager, but he was known to be pretty strange. I'll take L. Bergelin instead!
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