Björn Borg facts for kids
Björn Borg in June 1987
|Full name||Björn Rune Borg|
|Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Born||6 June 1956
|Turned pro||1973 (amateur tour from 1971)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 3,655,751|
|Int. Tennis HOF||1987 (member page)|
|Career record||639–130 (83.09%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (23 August 1977)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1974)|
|French Open||W (1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981)|
|Wimbledon||W (1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980)|
|US Open||F (1976, 1978, 1980, 1981)|
|Tour Finals||W (1979, 1980)|
|WCT Finals||W (1976)|
|Career record||86–81 (51.2%)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1973)|
|French Open||SF (1974, 1975)|
|US Open||3R (1975)|
|Davis Cup||W (1975)|
Björn Borg (born June 6, 1956) is a retired professional tennis player from Sweden. He won Wimbledon five years in a row, more than any other player until Roger Federer did the same. Borg also won six French Open titles, which was later also done by Rafael Nadal, who in the 21st century won nine titles. He is seen as one of the best tennis players of all time.
Borg was famous for his unusual and exciting playing style. He also set many records.
Since retiring, Borg has run a clothing line. He has two sons, Robin (born 1985) and Leo (born 2003).
Björn Borg has given the name to the fashion brand Björn Borg. Besides underwear, it includes other clothing, shoes, bags, glasses and fragrance for both men and women.
Grand Slam record
|Year||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||US Open|
|1973||Round 4||Quarter-final||Round 4|
|1974||Round 3||Winner||Round 3|
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