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Boris Becker, born 22 November 1967, is a former tennis player, now works as a commentator at Wimbledon for the BBC.

Boris is a former World Number 1 professional tennis player from Germany. He is a six-time Grand Slam singles champion, an Olympic gold medalist, and the youngest-ever winner of the men’s singles title at Wimbledon at the age of 17.

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Sam was National Champion in 1997 and British No. 1 from 1996-99. She reached her highest world ranking – 55 – in February 1999 and represented Great Britain in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, as well as the Federation Cup… Read more

  • Ian McGregor

    I write concerning Hawkeye results as
    the majority of the calls are, very obviously, totally wrong.

    1. The image shown is that of an oval – shadow – which shows the flight of the ball into the point of bounce/contact and out again.

    2. There is NO tennis ball on this Earth that can be deformed into such an oval shape.

    3. If you take a – metal – sphere and place it on a perfectly flat surface there will only be a – point – contact.

    (In fact several atoms of the sphere will be in contact.)

    4. Therefore to be 100% accurate it needs to be determined where the – centre – of the ball is AND consequently whether the – CENTRE – of the shadow is on the line.

    Conclusion:

    That only the point ‘shadow’, or depicted flight path of the ball is shown on the line is, therefore, a complete nonsense and is therefore, technically, TOTALLY inaccurate.

    I hope that readers of this post can see the error for yourselves as you may well be able to influence Hawkeye into changing the system to make it 100% accurate.

    A matter of precision in my opinion.

    Sincerely,

    Ian McGregor

    Chief Engineer and former tennis player.