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Sir James Whyte Black
Sir James Whyte Black was a Scottish doctor and pharmacologist who won a Nobel Prize.
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14 June 2018

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The youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at age 177.7.1985

Wikipedia (03 Jul 2013, 09:06)
As a West German teenager, Becker won his first top-level singles title in June 1985 at Queen's Club and two weeks later on 7 July, became the first unseeded player and the first German to win the Wimbledon singles title, defeating Kevin Curren in four sets. Although unseeded, Becker was at that time ranked 20th in ATP ranking  but Wimbledon did not then seed players beyond the top 16. He was the youngest ever male Grand Slam singles champion at 17 years, 227 days (a record later broken by Michael Chang in 1989, who won the French Open when he was 17 years, 110 days).




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