Boris Becker will be back in the pits … but not at Wimbledon after his release from prison
Boris will pit again… but not at Wimbledon! German Becker will resume his studio role for the Australian Open but will be banned from the UK following his release from prison in December
- Tennis icon Boris Becker will be back on TV this month at the Australian Open
- The German resumes his Eurosport studio role after his release from prison
- Becker was behind bars for eight months after being convicted of financial crimes
- However, the 55-year-old will not be back on screen for the BBC at Wimbledon
- The former world No. 1 is ruled out of the UK due to the terms of his early deportation
Boris Becker will be back on TV for the Australian Open this month and is resuming his studio role at Eurosport in Munich after his release from prison in December.
However, the 55-year-old German will not be back on screen for the BBC at Wimbledon in July as he is barred from the UK under the terms of his early deportation.
After spending eight months behind bars after being convicted of financial crimes, he is barred from re-entering the country indefinitely.
Tennis icon Boris Becker (pictured) will be back on TV later this month at the Australian Open
Becker, 55, was released from prison in December after serving eight months behind bars for financial crimes; He will not be back on screen at Wimbledon due to being barred from Britain
There is no chance that this deadline will expire before the summer.
A player Becker used to work with, Novak Djokovic, made a successful return to singles action in Adelaide on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Serb was again well-received before beating France’s Constant Lestienne 6-3, 6-2 and is trying carefully not to rekindle old tensions following his ejection from Australia in 2022.
Andy Murray lost to Sebastian Korda 7-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Adelaide International
While Emma Raducanu defeated Czech teenager Linda Fruhvitova 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the ASB Classic
“It’s behind me,” he said. “I am happy.”
Andy Murray lost 7-6, 6-3 to American Sebastian Korda and Kyle Edmund lost 6-3, 6-2 to Italian Jannik Sinner.
In Auckland, Emma Raducanu scored her first tour win since September. At the ASB Classic, she beat 17-year-old Czech talent Linda Fruhvirtova 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
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