German tennis star Boris Becker leaving the Central Family Court, London after reaching an agreement with his estranged wife Lilly
German tennis star Boris Becker and his estranged wife Lilly have reached an agreement after becoming embroiled in a family court dispute over their son.
Lawyers representing the pair announced the agreement after the latest in a number of private hearings at the Central Family Court in London.
They said in a statement that Becker and Mrs Becker were ‘delighted’ that proceedings had concluded.
Both were at the hearing.
They are also involved in a separate family court dispute over money following the breakdown of their marriage.
Lawyers said in the statement that Becker and Mrs Becker had been able to reach agreement about ‘future child arrangements’ for their nine-year-old son.
Judge Robert Duddridge had overseen Thursday’s hearing.
He sat behind closed doors and barred reporters from attending.
Lawyers announced the agreement outside court.
Neither Becker, 51, nor Mrs Becker, 42, commented on the case to waiting reporters.
Lilly Becker leaving the Central Family Court. Lawyers announced the agreement outside court
Neither Becker, 51, nor Mrs Becker, 42, commented on the case to waiting reporters
Lawyers said Judge Duddridge congratulated the pair on reaching an agreement.
Becker was declared bankrupt in 2017.
Bankruptcy issues have been analysed at separate High Court hearings in London.
Becker won Wimbledon and became the youngest men’s singles champion in 1985 at the age of 17.
He collected 49 singles titles in a career spanning more than two decades.