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Former Australian tennis pro Peter Doohan dead at 56

USA TODAY - 22 Jul 2017
SYDNEY (AP) — Former tennis professional Peter Doohan, whose best-known victory was over Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died aged 56, Tennis Australia said in a statement on Saturday. Doohan was diagnosed nine weeks ago with a ...
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Remembering Peter Doohan, Arkansas tennis great

WholeHogSports - 25 Jul 2017
Australia's Peter Doohan raises his arms in victory after defeating defending champion Boris Becker on the Number One Court at Wimbledon, June 26, 1987. Doohan scored a 7-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to eliminate Becker in the second round of the tournament.
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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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Where is the next Boris Becker?

The Times - 30 Jun 2018
Nowadays a big upset in the early rounds is virtually unheard of in the men's game but back then we had the likes of Becker losing to the late Peter Doohan in my title year of 1987. I benefited big time from beating Wilander early at the All England ...
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Tennis' 'Becker Wrecker' Peter Doohan diagnosed with MND

Herald Sun - 18 May 2017
Doohan, who was known as 'The Bear' during a fine career, wrote to friends: “Well, got rough news last nite from neuro Doc in Sydney! “He diagnosed me with MND (motor neurone disease) with only months to live …. “Like my friend Dave in Nelson Bay said ...
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Former ACC pro Doohan remembered for work with young aces

Anniston Star - 29 Jul 2017
Peter Doohan, the former Anniston Country Club tennis pro known as the “Becker Wrecker” for his famous match at Wimbledon, died of Lou Gehrig's disease July 21 in Australia. He was 56. Doohan was born in Newcastle, Australia, where he showed promise ...
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Seymour Middle School Honor Roll

Valley Independent Sentinel - 01 Jul 2018
Sean Antignani, Dylan Banks-Nettle Adelina Barreira, Evan Bredice, ,Jasmine Dlugolenski, Kevin Faria, Paige Farrell, Peter Heintz, Tasneem jara,Robbie Goodrich, Mackenzie Katrenya, Alexandria Lafayette, George Mandell, , Nicholas Manente, Nathan ...
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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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Smash MND

Australian Open - 05 Dec 2017
Fight MND is a cause close to the heart of the tennis community, with former players Brad Drewett, Angie Cunningham, and most recently Peter Doohan succumbing to this incurable disease. Tennis has committed to support Fight MND in their mission to find ...
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Royals, Mariners go back to the future - 30 Jun 2018
A DeLorean drove actor James Doohan, who played Scotty on “Star Trek,” to the mound to deliver the ceremonial first pitch. The Mariners' Moose mascot was replaced by Marty the Mariners Martian. Griffey was referred to ...
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Peter Doohan back to revive Newcastle tennis fortunes

Newcastle Herald - 23 Jan 2015
PETER Doohan was once the ''Becker Wrecker'', but these days he wants to rebuild Newcastle tennis. The one-time world No.43 has always cited his formative years at National Park and Adamstown tennis courts as the reason he lived out his dream on the ...
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Last Sister farewells Quilpie school

Queensland Country Life - 19 Apr 2018
THE last remaining Sister of St Joseph to work at Quilpie's St Finbarr's Primary School will say her final farewell tonight. After stints as a classroom teacher, principal and boarding school coordinator, Sr Margaret Andersen will officially say ...

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