Peter Doohan (2 May 1961 – 21 July 2017) was an Australian tenn... -
peter doohan

David Lowe: The Lowedown

Newcastle Herald - 12 Mar 2018
Jealousy? Or does his oft-repeated claim that his team are superior to everyone else annoy opposition fans more than anything? We love our underdog stories. The Knights … Joey's punctured lung ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

Former ACC pro Doohan remembered for work with young aces

Anniston Star - 29 Jul 2017
Peter Doohan, who scored one of Wimbledon's biggest upsets against Boris Becker in 1987 and went on to become Anniston Country Club's tennis pro, died of ALS last week. He was 56. Bill Wilson, · By Thomas Howard, Star Staff ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

Ramonas: Two perfect games, two 800s highlight strong week

TCPalm - 12 Mar 2018
Jensen Beach Bowl hosted the other two honor scores, both coming out of the Sharkey Air/AAA Lath & Stucco league. Darrin Heidebrecht rolled a 300 game and Rich Christofek nabbed another 800 series award with games of 273, 289 and 247 for an 809 series ...
peter doohan

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 ...
peter doohan

Smash MND

Australian Open - 05 Dec 2017
FightMND is an Official Charity partner of the Australian Open, and the campaign Smash MND will raise support and funds for the fight against Motor Neurone Disease (MND) over the summer of tennis. Get Tickets. Fight MND is a cause close to the heart of ...
peter doohan

Gemmill: I work to help young players — my profile's not high

The Times - 14 Mar 2018
That is why the Scotland Under-21 squad exists, isn't it? To try to get players ready to play. There will be no complaints in that regard, not at all.” That Gemmill's former sidekick, Peter Grant, has become McLeish's No 2 ought to give Scotland's ...
peter doohan

Arkansas Opens Fall Schedule In Athens

Arkansas Razorbacks - 07 Sep 2017
ATHENS, Ga. – The 2017 fall portion of the Arkansas men's tennis schedule begins Friday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens, Georgia. Seven Razorbacks will represent Arkansas at the Championships – three juniors and four freshman ...

What's New