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In an ox-red tracksuit: Boris Becker almost like before | Regional

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Hochheim – This sporty eye-catcher is a legendary parking lot for the eyes: world star Boris Becker (54) very casual, in an ox-red training suit!

The tennis legend is usually only seen in a shirt and jacket. Reason for the change of clothes: The 6-time Grand Slam champion opened the most modern tennis hall in the world named after him in Hochheim and initiated the second construction phase.

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Obviously Boris Becker has slimmed down because the jacket is one size too big. The former tennis professional: “I don’t weigh the scales anymore, but I’m fitter than I was a few years ago.”

Eight tennis courts are already finished and in use, and there should be a total of 22 courts

Photo: Vincenzo Mancuso

The balls are already flying on the first 5500 square meters of the “Boris Becker International Tennis Academy”.

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Boris Becker opened the “Boris Becker International Tennis Academy” in Hochheim near Frankfurt on Monday

Photo: Vincenzo Mancuso

Boris is thrilled: “I’ve been to several hundred tennis halls in my life and I’ve seen significantly worse ones. What matters is what is done on the pitch. This is a very modern system, good conditions have been created here. “

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Boris Becker and real estate entrepreneur Khaled Ezzedine cut the opening ribbon

Photo: Vincenzo Mancuso

Becker wants to be on site regularly and is an adviser: “It has to work out.” The proximity to his old home Leimen (BW) and the proximity to Frankfurt Airport (Becker lives in London) were decisive for the tennis star, a promise to the Wiesbaden maker of the academy, Khaled Ezzedine. The real estate entrepreneur is investing 20 million euros in the demanding project.

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Absolutely king! Absolutely Boris Becker, the greeting was a bit like a state act

Photo: Vincenzo Mancuso

The sports forge will continue to grow in the next few years – more playing areas, a hotel, a tennis stadium. The academy is not an elitist, it is intended for everyone.

Nevertheless: The young talent Selina Dal made it to the finals of the Wild Card Tournament of the ITF Tennis Tour in Hamburg in September and the U-15 juniors were able to secure the Hessenmeister title.

Becker daughter Anna Ermakova “I’ve been through difficult times”

Source: BILD

06.09.2021

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