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Boris to tap Indian market for his business
PTI
New Delhi, May 17, 2013
First Published: 00:43 IST(17/5/2013)
Last Updated: 00:45 IST(17/5/2013)

After conquering the tennis world during his heydays, Boris Becker is training his eyes on India as a businessman to tap the country's vast potential in the area of sports academy and fashion items.

The man, who took the tennis world by storm by winning the coveted Wimbledon title in 1985 at the age of 17, is looking to set up a Becker Private Office in Mumbai by the second half of this year in association with a local partner.

"India is no longer an emerging country.  We are working on a few projects and by the fall of this year, we will have Becker Private Office in Mumbai," Becker said.

Based in London, Becker Private Office LLP is the company that looks after his varied business interests.

When asked what were the business areas he is looking in India, he said: "I have a range of business interests, from cars to perfumes; from tennis equipment to clothing and sports centres. Setting up of sports centre is definitely on the agenda.


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