An auction of trophies and memorabilia from former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker's career has raised in excess of £680,000.
The 51-year-old six-time Grand Slam victor was declared bankrupt two years ago and his debts could total as much as £50million although that could be reduced significantly if several claims are dismissed.
Becker subsequently withdrew that claim last December allowing Ford to proceed once more with the auction and it paid dividends in that previous year the US Open trophy attracted a bid of just £36,000.
They included a replica of the Davis Cup winners trophy, which fetched 52,100 pounds, an global tennis hall of fame ring as well as watches and playing clothes.
A British auction of former tennis star Boris Becker's personal memorabilia, including trophies and rackets, concluded on Thursday after Becker had dropped legal action to prevent it.
The auction was to be held past year but was delayed after Becker claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings by taking up a role with Central African Republic as a sports envoy.
Terry Madden, from Wyles Hardy & Co, said: "It appears that free from the uncertainty created by the intervention a year ago, the sale has exceeded all our estimates".
"The highest bid in 2018 for the U.S. Open Trophy was 36,000 pounds and this year it is 150,250 pounds, which is fantastic", Smith and Williamson's Mark Ford, lead trustee to Becker's bankruptcy estate, told the BBC.
"The bids received show the enduring appeal Mr Becker has with the public and supports the trustees' decision to postpone the auction last year and to hold it again this year during the grass court tennis season".
He added: "We will be reporting back to creditors in due course and in line with our obligations".
"We still hope to locate and recover the missing trophies including six relating to Mr Becker's successes at Wimbledon and his two Australian Open titles".