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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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Peter Doohan, 56, a giant slayer at Wimbledon 30 years ago

The Boston Globe - 25 Jul 2017
Mr. Doohan, then 26, was ranked No. 70 and hadn't won a Wimbledon match until he stumbled past 123rd-ranked Alex Antonitsch in the first round in 1987. But he earned the nickname ''the Becker Wrecker'' by stunning the defending champion, Boris Becker, ...
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Remembering Peter Doohan, the 'Becker Wrecker'

Wimbledon - 02 Aug 2017
The words “Wimbledon”, “1987” and “Boris Becker” are sure to be on the lips of many when family and friends gather in Newcastle, New South Wales this Saturday to attend the funeral of Peter Doohan, who has died at the age of 56. Doohan played in 19 ...
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Tennis' 'Becker Wrecker' Peter Doohan diagnosed with MND

Herald Sun - 17 May 2017
Unseeded Peter Doohan played the game of his life to knock over defending Wimbledon champion Boris Becker in 1987. Picture: Getty Images. The wiry serve-volleyer was transformed from journeyman status to international notoriety at Wimbledon in 1987, ...
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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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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
The 12-year-old from Nelson Bay was distraught to find out her former coach, Peter Doohan, has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) and given only months to live. Doohan's victory over two-time champion Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987 ...
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La mort de Peter Doohan, le "démolisseur de Becker" - 22 Jul 2017
Le tennis australien est en deuil. Peter Doohan, ancien membre de l'équipe de Coupe Davis australienne dans les années 80, est décédé à l'âge de 56 ans des suites d'une maladie neurodégénérative. Si sa carrière en simple n'a pas une immense ...
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Tennisprofil död i ALS: "En oerhört fin kille"

Expressen - 23 Jul 2017
1987 var ett bra tennisår för Peter Doohan. Det året kom, förutom finalförlusten i Australiska öppna, även hans största bedrift på tennisbanan. 70-rankade Doohan besegrade då världsettan Boris Becker i Wimbledons andra omgång med 3–1 i set, vilket ...
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Vor 30 Jahren sorgte Peter Doohan für eine Sensation - 03 Jul 2017
Peter Doohan überraschte vor 30 Jahren mit seinem Erfolg über Boris Becker die Tenniswelt. Nun kämpft der Australier mit einer unheilbaren Nervenkrankheit. London. Er hat einiges an Prügel einstecken müssen in den letzten Tagen, der Wimbledon-Held ...
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Dempsey makes it a day to remember

Journal Times - 24 Jul 2017
Former Australian tennis professional Peter Doohan, who played at the University of Arkansas and whose most famous victory was over Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died at Sydney, AustraliaTennis Australia said in a statement Saturday that ...

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