Kolkata: Former World No 1 professional tennis player from German, Boris Becker who was ex-coach of Serbian Novak Djokovic today said current top women’s double player Sania Mirza is lucky for him on various occasions.
Becker was in Kolkata recently at attend 25k Kolkata marathon and when media persons asked about his association with the Indian players. He said: “I am good friends with all three. In fact the player I see the most is (Sania Mirza) because she is so good and No.1 in doubles so I see her in most tournaments on the final weekend.
The 49-year old revealed, “We have this good luck routine and every time we are having lunch and she is with her doubles partner and I am with the team, she is winning the doubles tournament. So Sania insisted on all the important tournaments that we have lunch together because I bring her luck and she brings me luck.”
He said, Becker said this is the reason he is closest with Sania. “I am closest with her. And with all others I am good friends and we know each other for a very long time.”
Becker recently ended his three-year-old successful association with current World No. 2 Novak Djokovic. The 29-year-old Serb won six Grand Slams under Becker’s tutelage.