On This Date 7/7/1985

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At the age of 17, Boris Becker of West Germany becomes the youngest Wimbledon Champion and the first to win a singles title unseeded. The teenager from defeats eight-seed Kevin Curren in four sets (6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4). Becker would prove his win was not a fluke in 1986, as he won a second straight Wimbledon title. Boris Becker would win three times at the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club, and won six grand slam titles.

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