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TENNIS legend Boris Becker was invited to Wimbledon’s Royal Box but had to turn it down because he is in jail.

All England Club chiefs asked him a few months ago to be a special guest at Centre Court’s centenary celebrations tomorrow.

2Becker was invited to Wimbledon’s Royal Box but had to turn it down because he is in jailCredit: Getty - Contributor

But the fallen idol, 54 — who became Wimbledon’s youngest champion when he won aged 17 in 1985 — was convicted of fraud in April and is currently in HMP Huntercombe, Oxon.

A source told The Sun on Sunday: “Invitations were sent out back in March so it was before Becker was jailed.

“All past champions have been asked to come back to play a focal point in the day which will celebrate some of the legendary matches.

"Luckily Boris saw the funny side of it now that he has to watch the action from his cell and he politely declined.”

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German Becker, who won the Wimbledon men’s singles title three times, was jailed for 2½ years for fraudulently concealing £2.5million after being declared bankrupt.

His girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro and son Noah have been seen at Wimbledon this week as guests of last year’s champion Novak Djokovic, 35.

Djokovic — who was coached by Becker from 2013 to 2016 — said: “I haven’t been communicating directly to him, but I’ve been communicating to him through his family.

“I was really glad to have hosted his girlfriend and his son to my first round, and now my second round match.

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“I’ve just been trying to give support to people around him, his family members, because I consider Boris a family member, someone I greatly care about.

“It breaks my heart to see what’s happening to him. He knows, and they know, they can count on me for whatever support or help I can provide.”

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Noah, 28, and brother Elias, 22, visited Becker in prison on Thursday.

The All England Club declined to comment on Becker’s invite to this year’s Championships.

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Family’s hen beat odds of one billion to one and lays perfectly round egg

IT’S one for the family albumen — a pet chicken has laid a perfectly round egg.

Rescue hen Twinskie beat odds of one billion to one with the spherical stunner.

2Rescue hen Twinskie beat odds of one in a billion to lay a perfectly round egg 2Owner Annabel Mulcahy found the egg in her coop’s nesting box on Saturday morning

Owner Annabel Mulcahy found the freak fryer in her coop’s nesting box on Saturday morning.

She said: “I opened the box and it was there, a perfect circle.

“I googled and it was quoted that it’s a one in a billion. It’s weird.

"I had to do a double- take. I can roll it on the table like a marble.”

Annabel, of Brize Norton, Oxon, has kept chickens since 2002, rescuing more of them as her daughters took more of an interest.

Twinskie normally produces oval oeufs but her latest effort is not destined for the dinner plate.

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Annabel said: “I’ve put the egg for sale on eBay, where some have gone for prices like £480 in the past.

“What I get will go towards getting an extra run so I can rescue more chickens.

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“They’re so friendly. If I’m in the garden, they’ll come and sunbathe at your feet.

“Twinskie has the nickname Labrador because she’ll follow you round.”

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