Sharlely Kerssenberg and Boris Becker
With tears in his eyes, tennis legend Boris Becker, 41, announced that he
and his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Sharlely "Lilly" Kerssenberg, 30,
will marry on June 12.
"We've been together for nearly four years and had our ups and downs. ... Last
summer I lost my way, but she took me back again," said Becker, on the German TV show Wetten, dass...?
, referring to
his three-month engagement
to Alessandra "Sandy" Meyer-Woelden, 25, a jewelry
designer and daughter of his late manager, Axel Meyer-Woelden.
host Thomas Gottschalk, a friend of Becker's, joked on the live show, "No, not
again?" before wishing the pair all the best. Becker then invited him to the wedding.
Becker and the Dutch Kerssenberg, a sometime model, plan to wed in St. Moritz,
Switzerland, the swank ski resort town where in January they had first confirmed that
they were together again
Kerssenberg told Gottschalk that Boris's ex-wife, Barbara Becker, 42, is very
happy for them, and revealed that Barbara and her fiancé, Arne Quinze, 37, an artist from Belgium, may have something more in common with them: "They're getting married
on the same day!" (However, Barbara Becker and Arne Quinze were not on the show to confirm.)