Roger Becker

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Roger Becker
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born(1934-02-06)6 February 1934
Croydon, England
Died6 November 2017(2017-11-06) (aged 83)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1955)
French Open4R (1956)
Wimbledon3R (1954, 1960)
US Open3R (1954)
Professional majors
Wembley ProPR (1964)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1955)[1]
WimbledonSF (1957)[2]
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon4R (1955, 1958)[2]

Roger Becker (6 February 1934 – 6 November 2017)[3][4] was a British tennis player. Roger was a natural sportsman. Cricket, football, golf and tennis were all well within his grasp. However, in 1949 he chose tennis to the dismay of the players of the other sports. In 1952, Becker played in the Davis Cup at 18 years of age, the youngest British player to have done so at the time, his record stood until 2005 when it was broken by Andy Murray aged 17. He served as Paul Hutchins' coach for a time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results Archive - Roger Becker - Australian Open Tennis Championships 2016 - Official Site by IBM". www.ausopen.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Archive - Draws Archive : Roger Becker - 2015 Wimbledon Championships Website - Official Site by IBM". www.wimbledon.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Roger Becker - Overview - ATP World Tour - Tennis". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  4. ^ Obituaries-Roger Becker

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