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04/07/1981 John McEnroe ends Björn Borg's streak of 5 straight Wimbledon titles


Borg v McEnroe (1981 Men's Final 3rd set tie-break) - Rolex Wimbledon Golden Moments


Borg v McEnroe (1981 Men's Final 4th set MP) - Rolex Wimbledon Golden Moments

John McEnroe defeated his rival, the five-time defending champion Björn Borg in the final, 4–6, 7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–4), 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1981 Wimbledon Championships. Borg was attempting to equal William Renshaw's sixth consecutive Wimbledon title and Roy Emerson's all-time record of 12 Grand Slam titles.