Memorable Moments At Wimbledon

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Becker Becomes a Star
Text: Lia Calabro
Photo: Steve Powell/Allsport

Becker Becomes a Star

1985

In 1985, 17-year-old Boris Becker, a virtual unknown, exploded onto the scene at Wimbledon, where his powerful serve, endless energy and charisma soon made him a star. By defeating Kevin Curren in the final, Becker became the youngest male Grand Slam singles champion (17 years, 7 months).

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