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Boris Becker quotes

So this is it. Match point for eternity.

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

I go to London, my favourite city in the world, and I feel at home.

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

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.

I don't know how many millions of photographs have been taken of me.

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

I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.

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

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

That's the hard part about sport: as men we haven't started to be in our prime, but as athletes we are old people. I needed support. I lost trust and did stupid things.

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 believe that everything in life happens for a reason.

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.

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

I believed in raising my children as I had been raised.

I'm not a God, I make mistakes.

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

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.

How do you build a relationship when you've hardly shared a word but suddenly share a child? How do you love a daughter you don't see for nearly two years? When does she become your daughter? How does she become your daughter?