Thread: Boris Becker
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:18 AM   #3
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Boris' best matches probably came in Davis Cup vs. Edberg, Wilander, McEnroe and Agassi. In Germany, everybody remembers his Davis Cup wins alongside his first Wimbledon win in 1985. He was a bit like Hoad, when he was motivated and fit and eager for a special match, Boris on fast courts was one of the best alltime. His serve was devastating, his forehand a killer blow, his backhand cross return a whip, and although not stylish, his volleys were good enough. He was absolutely fearless, starred his opponents down before serve and put on enormous pressure. Only Lendl and later Sampras could live with him indoors, and Stich, when he was on, on grass.
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