Boris Becker’s daughter said she was “shocked” by her father’s sentence and feared it will be tough for his young son.
Anna Ermakova said she wrote to the judge who sentenced her tennis champion father to two and a half years in prison for bankruptcy fraud, asking for leniency for his 12-year-old son Amadeus.
Ms. Ermakova, who was conceived during Becker’s infamous sexual encounter with waitress Angela Ermakova London Restaurant Nobu in 1999, told the German newspaper Bild: “I wrote a letter to the court to express my concern for my little half-brother Amadeus.
“After all, he’s only 12 and now he’s missing a father figure, which he will lack at a difficult time in his development.
“It’s not fair to him. It’s going to be tough for Amadeus.”
Judge Deborah Taylor, is seated Southwark Crown Court On Friday, the six-time Grand Slam champion handed the six-time Grand Slam champion a 30-month sentence, half of which he will serve, for hiding £2.5million in assets and loans to avoid paying his debts to pay.
The 54-year-old three times Wimbledon The world champion and former world number one was declared bankrupt on June 21, 2017 and owes creditors nearly £50million over an unpaid loan of more than £3million at his estate in Mallorca, Spain.
BBC commentator Becker transferred nearly €427,000 (around £390,000) from his business account to others including those of his ex-wife Barbara Feltus and estranged wife Sharlely “Lilly” Becker.
The father-of-four also failed to explain his interest in a £1million property in his hometown of Leimen, Germany, hiding an 825,000 euro (nearly £700,000) bank loan – valued at 1.1 Millions of pounds with interest – and hid 75,000 shares in a £66,000 tech company.
Becker, who was sentenced to a two-year suspended sentence of 1.7 million euros in Germany in 2002 for tax evasion and attempted tax evasion (approx.
Ms Ermakova also told Bild: “I will support him and visit him whenever I can.
“I hope that helps him get through this a bit.”
Becker has two sons, Noah, 27, and Elias, 22, with his first wife, wife Feltus, and Amadeus with his second wife, Dutch model Lilly Kerssenberg.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/boris-becker-wimbledon-bild-southwark-crown-court-london-b2069367.html Boris Becker’s daughter is in shock because of his prison sentence