Tennis Career Highlights
Bjorn Borg, Sweden

Born : 1956 in Soldertaljie. Initially a clay court specialist, Borg adapted to the demands of grass and won Wimbledon a record five consecutive times. In addidtion he won six French Open titles. Borg led the advance of Swedish tennis and after his titanic battles with John McEnroe surprisingly retired in his mid-20`s with "burn out".

 

 

Important Tournament Victories

1974:
French Open:
Singles
Italian Open
Swedish Open
Palermo
Davis Cup
1975:
French Open:
Singles
Spanish Open

1976:
Wimbledon:
Singles
WCT Winner
1977:
Wimbledon:
Singles
Monte Carlo Open
Spanish Open
Basel
1978:
Wimbledon: Singles
French Open:
Singles
Italian Open

Milan
Swedish Open
1979:
Wimbledon:
Singles
French Open:
Singles
Master Winner
Monte Carlo Open
Canadian Open
Rotterdam
Swedish Open
ATP World No1
1980:
Wimbledon:
Singles
French Open:
Singles
Master Winner
Monte Carlo Open
Stockholm Open
ATP World No1
1981:
French Open:
Singles