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Peter Doohan Dies at 56; Had One of Wimbledon's Biggest Upsets

New York Times - 23 Jul 2017
Peter Doohan, an Australian former tennis professional who became known as the Becker Wrecker after upsetting Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, died on Friday. He was 56. His death was confirmed by Tennis Australia, which did not say where he died ...
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Tennis' 'Becker Wrecker' Peter Doohan diagnosed with MND

Herald Sun - 17 May 2017
AUSTRALIAN Peter Doohan, responsible for one of the greatest grand slam upsets in tennis history, has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease. Doohan, 56, shocked the Australian tennis community with a Facebook post which revealed he has only months ...
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Peter Doohan, 56, a giant slayer at Wimbledon 30 years ago

The Boston Globe - 25 Jul 2017
Mr. Doohan earned the nickname ''the Becker Wrecker'' by stunning the defending champion, Boris Becker, in 1987. SYDNEY — After he eliminated the top-seeded player at Wimbledon 30 years ago, Peter Doohan said he was ''in a state of disbelief.'' He ...
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30 years after beating Becker, Peter Doohan's epic feat remembered

The Australian - 30 Jun 2017
Three decades on from a performance that stunned the tennis world, Peter Doohan is finalising his affairs in Nelson Bay in the midst of a battle that will prove beyond him. As the world's best vie for tennis's most prestigious championships, the 56 ...
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Webber inducted into Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame, Edition: Global - 07 Dec 2017
Mark Webber has been announced as the first 2018 inductee into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame. The nine-time Formula 1 race winner will be formally inducted into the Aussie HoF at a Gala event on the Friday night of the Australian Grand Prix ...
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Doohan diagnosed with ALS

El Dorado News-Times - 08 Jul 2017
FAYETTEVILLE - On July 1 Peter Doohan observed his 30th and all too likely final anniversary of his personal contribution among the greatest all-time sports upsets. Doohan, the Australian University of Arkansas graduate then ranked 70th in the world ...
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Bay rallies for Peter Doohan

Newcastle Herald - 04 Jun 2017
“And she said 'I decided I was going to play the whole day with joy for Pete.' “She was just enjoying hitting the ball.” The 12-year-old from Nelson Bay was distraught to find out her former coach, Peter Doohan, has been diagnosed with motor neurone ...
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How to avoid a crash landing in cyberspace

CSO Online - 12 Dec 2017
So when they held a press conference to announce their service of digitally sending money, they assumed that engaging the actor James Doohan, the original Scotty on Star Trek, to kick off the event was a no-brainer and people will flock in droves to ...
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Webber inducted into Australia's Motorsport Hall of Fame - 08 Dec 2017
Nine-time F1 winner Mark Webber will be the first driver inducted into Australia's Motor Sport Hall of Fame in 2018. The prestigious honor shall be bestowed upon the Aussie next March at an event held in Melbourne on the Friday evening of the ...

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