Exclusive TV channel for Becker

BERLIN: Fans of Germany's tennis legend Boris Becker will be able to watch daily videos on his private life with German tabloid Bild set to launch Boris-Becker TV on their website on Thursday.

Nearly ten years after he retired, Becker is still a major celebrity here after winning three Wimbledon titles in the 1980s and having turned his hand to becoming a professional poker player, Becker is now set to be a TV star.

From 1400 GMT on Thursday, fans will be able to tune in through the Bild website to see "Boom-Boom" Becker in business meetings, playing with his children or preparing for next month's wedding to model Lilly Kerssenberg.

"A lot has been written about me in my private life," said the former world number one in Bild.

"But now thanks to Boris Becker TV, I will be able to show what I am really like, how important my family is to me." A cameraman will follow the 41-year-old father of three on a daily basis as he attends a number of events.

In his career, Becker won six Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon - only a French Open title eluded him.