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Boris Becker
November 22, 1967 -
Nationality: German
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: German Athlete

Does anyone ask their parents how they are conceived?


I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom.


I don't really care what the man on the street thinks. I never did anything to please him in the first place, and I'm not going to start now.


I go to my favourite tournament, I talk about my favourite sport and it's just a great month of parading.


I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero, even though I know heroes have very short lives.


A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.


The suit-and-tie job is very nice but it's not really who I am in my heart.


If I go into a club now, all the blonde girls leave my corner and all the black girls come into my corner. It's as if I'm racist towards white girls!


I'm not a God, I make mistakes.


When I was a child, I had posters of James Dean in my room. I was a big admirer of his work and was fascinated by him living on the edge. Looking back, my life was kind of the same.


I believe that everything in life happens for a reason.


So this is it. Match point for eternity.


I met with my lawyers. They gave me all the wrong advice. For a long time I refused to accept the child was mine. I should have met her, arranged a DNA test and accepted my responsibility.


For a year, I had all sorts of weirdos coming on to me.


It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office.


I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that.


An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.


Tennis is a psychological sport, you have to keep a clear head. That is why I stopped playing.


Where do you go when you're the best in the world? What's next?


The eyes of some of the fans at Davis Cup matches scare me. There's no light in them. Fixed emotions. Blind worship. Horror. It makes me think of what happened to us long ago.


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