Becker announces wedding plans on game show
FRANKFURT (AP) -- Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has told a live television audience that he will marry his Dutch girlfriend Lilly Kerssenberg on June 12 in Switzerland.
Becker used a popular variety show late Saturday to announce his wedding plans. Both he and his girlfriend appeared on the Wetten dass... [Bet you] show.
The former tennis star acknowledged that he had "taken a wrong turn" last summer, when he announced his engagement to Sandy Meyer-Woelden, the daughter of his late former manager, that was broken off after a few weeks.
He has been forgiven by Kerssenberg and "now I don't want to let her go," Becker said.
Becker has two sons with his former wife Barbara and a daughter from a brief fling with a London-based model.
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