Boris Becker

#tbt World's most prestigious tennis pro-am, the Necker Cup, is just a couple of months away! Here are some pictures from past Necker Cup events featuring Johan and Daga Kriek with some of tennis greatest names and celebrity entertainers such as Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Ana Ivanovic, Kim Clijsters, Stefan Edberg, the Bryan Brothers, Tracy Austin, Jewel and others. We are looking forward to another amazing Necker Cup in November on the beautiful Necker Island owned by the one and only [...]

#tbt As posted on Twitter by "This Day In Tennis" today: On June 16, 1985 Boris Becker defeated Johan Kriek in the Queens Final in London to win his first ATP tournament. After the final Johan Kriek made the famous prediction that Boris will go on to win Wimbledon and he was spot on. #JohanKriek #BorisBecker #tennislegends #Queens #ATP #tennis #tennishistory

   Mark your calendars tennis friends! Necker Cup 2016 dates are: November 14-19! Don't miss the worlds' most prestigious tennis event on Sir Richard Branson's private island. Book your spots now!! Group picture from one of the previous Necker Cup events features: Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Rafael Nadal, Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Ana Ivanovic, Petra Kvitova, Mike Bryan, Michael Russell, Kevin Anderson, Marion Bartoli, Sorana Cirstea, Dominic Inglot, Daniela Hantuchova, Mario Ancic and Vince Spadea. #RichardBranson #JohanKriek #RafaNadal #MartinaNavratilova #BorisBecker #StefanEdberd #AnaIvanovic [...]

Coming up November 28 - December 3: 2015 Necker Cup! Where: Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island. Featured pros: Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, Boris Becker, Marion Bartoli, David Nalbandian, Victor Troicki, Denis Kudla, Donald Young and other tennis greats. Special musical guest: Jewel. Don't miss the world's most prestigious tennis pro-am. Space limited! For more information email #NeckerCup #NeckerIsland #JohanKriek #RichardBranson #MartinaNavratilova #BorisBecker #TracyAustin #MarionBartoli #VictorTroicki #DavidNalbandian #DenisKudla #DonaldYoung #tennis #tennisproam

#tbt It's time for the US hard court season to begin. Here is a trip down memory lane to one of the most star-studded pre-US Open events, the Huggy Bears. The event was played in the Hamptons for over 25 years. Nearly all of tennis biggest names as well as other celebrities took part in the event over the years. Johan Kriek was a regular guest of the Huggy Bears. #HuggyBears #JohanKriek #BjornBorg #BorisBecker #BorisKodjoe #MartinaNavratilova #NenadZimonjic #MansourBahrami #JustinGimelstob #RicheyReneberg #PietAldrich #DanielNestor #DanieVisser #JeffCortzee #JaredPalmer [...]

We are just hours away from the 2015 Wimbledon men's final. Great time to go back 30-years to Boris Becker's memories as written in his new book "Boris Becker's Wimbledon" about his first Wimbledon win at only 17-years old, a win that was now famously predicted by Johan Kriek. Thank you for the memories Boris... #BorisBecker #BorisBeckersWimbledon #JohanKriek #Wimbledon @wimbledon #tennis #tennismemories #tennislegends

#tbt It's been 30 years since Johan Kriek and Boris Becker played each other in the 1985 Queens final in London. Johan Kriek was the favorite to win the match, however it was Boris Becker who ended up beating Johan to capture his first ATP title. After the match Johan told the press that if Boris serves and plays that well at Wimbledon, he will win it. About two weeks later Johan's prediction came true and Boris won his first Wimbledon title. #JohanKriek #BorisBecker #tennishistory [...]

#tbt Pictures from the 2013 Necker Cup with Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Rafa Nadal, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Martina Navratilova, Mike Bryan, Ana Ivanovic, Kevin Anderson, Petra Kvitova, Michael Russell, Sorana Cirstea, Marion Bartoli, Daniela Hantuchova, Mario Ancic, Vince Spadea and Dominic Inglot. The Necker Cup is the most exclusive pro-am tennis event in the world. This years' Necker Cup stars will once again include some of the biggest names in tennis such as Björn Borg, Kim Clijsters and many more. If you want [...]

#tbt 1985 Queens Final in London: Johan Kriek vs Boris Becker. After losing the final, Johan Kriek made his famous prediction that if Boris serves the way he did against him, he will win Wimbledon. That prediction came true and Becker ended up beating Kevin Curren in the 1985 Wimbledon final. You can view the entire match on You Tube:

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