Alessandra Meyer-Wolden candidly confessed that she was fairly shocked and blindsided after studying by the press that Boris Becker was calling quits on their engagement and leaving her.
In 2008 August, Becker – who was 40 on the time – proposed to a 24-year-old Meyer-Wolden. However simply three months later in November, German tabloids reported that German tennis legend Becker and Meyer-Wolden had been not collectively.
Approach earlier than beginning a love relationship, Becker and Meyer-Wolden received to know one another as Meyer-Wolden’s father Axel was Becker’s long-time supervisor earlier than passing away in 1997.
In ITV’s Boris Becker: The Rise and Fall, Meyer-Wolden began to replicate on her relationship with Becker by revealing that she “felt protected” with Becker and “trusted him like a household” contemplating her household’s long-time ties with the previous six-time Grand Slam champion. Additionally, Meyer-Wolden admitted she felt on the time that hers and Becker’s love story was “a fairytale.”
Meyer-Wolden on studying Becker dumped her through the tabloids
In 2008, Meyer-Wolden and Becker went collectively to Miami so the previous world No. 1 might go to his two sons from his first marriage. In line with Meyer-Wolden, she received “very sick” shortly after the Miami journey and “Becker was not pleased with that.”
“I did not know the place he was. So in fact I known as and naturally I messaged. The message that I wrote to Boris stated: ‘Effectively, in case you’re not answering and you are not speaking with me, I assume our engagement is off?’ Meyer-Wolden added within the documentary.
“He took that message, took it completely out of context, and with that message went to the Bild Zeitung (tabloid newspaper) and stated, ‘Look, this horrible, younger 24-year-old woman broke up with me Boris Becker over textual content.’
“The way in which that I came upon about our engagement being off was by the headline in Bild Zeitung of Boris portraying himself as a sufferer, cleansing up his picture in order that he would look good
“To at the present time, I’ve by no means spoken to him once more. So he threw me underneath the bus.”
After breaking apart with Meyer-Wolden in 2008, Becker began relationship Dutch mannequin Sharlely “Lilly” Kerssenberg the next yr. The pair quickly received married and had their first baby in 2010 earlier than divorcing in 2018.