Roger Becker

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Roger Becker
Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Born (1934-02-06)6 February 1934
Croydon, England
Died 6 November 2017(2017-11-06) (aged 83)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1955)
French Open 4R (1956)
Wimbledon 3R (1954, 1960)
US Open 3R (1954)
Professional majors
Wembley Pro PR (1964)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1955)[1]
Wimbledon SF (1957)[2]
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 4R (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.


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