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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 1965, file photo, Dennis Ralston, of Bakersfield, Calif., gets in position to return the ball during a first round singles match with Jim Hobson in the National Tennis Championships at Forest Hills in the Queens borough of New York. Ralston, a five-time Grand Slam doubles champion who was one of the initial players signed to the professional World Championship Tennis tour in the 1960s and an International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. He was 78. (AP Photo/File)

Dennis Ralston, Hall of Fame tennis player, dies at 78

Dec. 6, 2020 4:51 PM EST

Dennis Ralston, a five-time Grand Slam doubles champion who was one of the initial players signed to the professional World Championship Tennis tour in the 1960s and a member of the sport's Hall of Fame, died Sunday. He was 78. He died of cancer in Austin, Texas, according to Darin Pleasant, director of tennis at...

Boris Becker leaves Southwark Crown Court in London, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. German tennis star Boris Becker is charged with 19 offences of failing to disclose money and property as part of bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Boris Becker leaves role at German Tennis Federation

Nov. 25, 2020 8:17 AM EST

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Tennis great Boris Becker said Wednesday he is stepping down from a position overseeing youth development and the Davis Cup team at the German Tennis Federation. The six-time major winner said he no longer had enough time to do the job that he started in 2017. Becker has been...