Just a year after he registered as a professional in 1984, Boris Becker became the first unseeded tennis player storied Wimbledon Championship title. In doing so, the then 17-year-old also went into the record books as the youngest, one that he held till Michael Chang won the French Open in 1989.
With the 30th anniversary of his Wimbledon win approaching, PUMA, Becker’s long time sponsor, is bring back the PUMA Boris Becker, as a tribute not just to his tennis career but his current role as Novak Djokovic’s coach. Like the original in every ways, it comes as a mid-top form with white supple leather, PUMA’s distinctive Formstrip strikes across the mid-panel in red, another signature of PUMA. Finally, the name “PUMA” and “Boris Becker” are emblazoned right above the Formstrip. Available soon at PUMA flagship stores and select dealers worldwide, the Herzogenaurach-based company also unveiled also special video where Boris Becker shares his journey to Wimbledon with his son, musician Noah Becker.