Former six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker apparently does well in prison as he teaches yoga and shares his life experience with his fellow inmates. Becker, who was convicted of concealing assets after filing for bankruptcy, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison in April.
Becker, a former World No. 1, began serving his sentence at HM Prison Wandsworth before being transferred to HM Prison Huntercombe in May. Oliver Moser, the attorney representing Becker, has provided a very positive opinion of Becker’s situation and well-being.
“Our client, Boris Becker, continues to do well under the circumstances and has been constructively integrated into daily prison life. He can phone whenever he wants and communicate with the outside world.
Any further details about his stay in prison are subject to protected personal privacy laws,» Moser told the German daily BILD.
Becker has given up alcohol
A source close to BILD revealed that Becker has given up alcohol and has been using the prison gym.
Becker appears to be in good shape and has lost eight kilos since he began serving his sentence. Also, Becker is using his experience with other inmates. “As an athlete, he knows all too well the ups and downs of wins and losses.
He is sharing his life experience with his fellow inmates,» the source said. After Becker was sentenced to prison, Novak Djokovic said that he was heartbroken for his former coach. During his time with Becker, Djokovic enjoyed success capturing six Grand Slams while working with the German.
«Just heartbroken, I mean, for him. He’s a friend, a long time friend, a coach for three or four years, someone who I consider close in my life and has contributed a lot to my success in my career. I was heartbroken.» . ”, Djokovic said of Becker’s jail sentence.