The former ace was said to have reluctantly agreed to flog his trophies after accepting “the time for sentimentality has passed”.
A source close to him said: “Boris needed to find cash fast.
“Selling his precious Wimbledon trophies was deemed the quickest way.”
Bad investments saw Becker’s fortune dwindle — and he paid millions to a Russian model he got pregnant in a London restaurant’s broom cupboard. Divorce from first wife Barbara cost him £10million. He was declared bankrupt in June and his £65,000 Maserati Ghibli S was carted away.
This week he was seen giving private coaching at the All England Club in South West London.
A fan described him as “gaunt and unrecognisable”.
Bjorn Borg got around £300,000 when he sold his five Wimbledon trophies in 2006.
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