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06/06/1956 Tennis player Björn Borg is born

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Björn Borg calls Federer 'best ever'

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One of the greatest? Borg v McEnroe Wimbledon Final 1980

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Bjorn Borg: Where is he now?

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Björn Borg Vs Ilie Năstase: 1976 Wimbledon Final | Thames News Archive Footage

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BBC Interview Björn Borg Wimbledon Final 1977

Björn Rune Borg is a Swedish former world No. 1 tennis player widely considered to be one of the greatest in the history of the sport. He became the first man in the Open Era to win 11 Grand Slam singles titles. He also won three year-end championships and 15 Grand Prix Super Series titles. Overall, he set numerous records that still stand.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • 1972-3 – Davis Cup debut and first year on the tour 

    • 1974 – First French Open title 

    • 1975 – Retained French Open title 

    • 1976 – First Wimbledon title 

    • 1977 – Second Wimbledon title and world No.1 ranking 

    • 1978 – French and Wimbledon titles 

    • 1979 – French and Wimbledon titles and year-end No.1 ranking 

    • 1980 – French and Fifth consecutive Wimbledon title 

    • 1981 – Sixth and final French Open title 

    • 1982-91 – Retirement 

    • Failed comeback 

    • Playing style 

    • Film 

    • Memorabilia preserved 

    • Distinctions and honors 

    • Recognition 

    • Laver Cup