We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Boris Becker Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Where do you go when you’re the best in the world? What’s next?
Tennis is a psychological sport, you have to keep a clear head. That is why I stopped playing.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
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.
Girls had never been important. I’d had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn’t love, because my first love was tennis.
For a year, I had all sorts of weirdos coming on to me.
I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero, even though I know heroes have very short lives.
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 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.
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.
So this is it. Match point for eternity.
Does anyone ask their parents how they are conceived?
The suit-and-tie job is very nice but it’s not really who I am in my heart.
I go to my favourite tournament, I talk about my favourite sport and it’s just a great month of parading.
I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn’t thinking about the big picture. I didn’t notice what they said on television, I wasn’t reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble.
It’s silly to say it about a tennis player, but I’m an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place.
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 can’t change history, I don’t want to change history. I can only change the future. I’m working on that.