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Swedish tennis player

Bjorn Borg

One of the best all-time performers in tennis history, Swedish player Bjorn Borg won 62 singles titles, including 11 Grand Slam titles, and was ranked number one in the world in 1979 and 1980. With his powerful two-handed backhand, menacing topspin, and balletic footwork, he challenged the chief rivals of his day, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors. And with his flowing blond locks and soft-spoken mystique, he won over audiences around the world—and stole the hearts of many a teenage admirer. Yet the tennis legend's career was as brief as it was bright, as he announced his retirement to a shocked tennis world in 1983, at age 26.


Address: Bjorn Borg, Association of Tennis Professionals, Monte Carlo Sun, 74 Boulevard D'Italie, 98000 Monaco.


(With Eugene L. Scott) Bjorn Borg: My Life and Game. Simon and Schuster, 1980.

Sketch by Wendy Kagan

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over 3 years ago

RE your information about Bjorn Borg and his birthplace,
He is born in Stockholm not Sodertalje, a common confusion

As per discussion here, link to official swedish site etc:

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about 8 years ago

I need to contact Bjorn Borg himself, because im writing an assignment about him at uni, and wanted to ask him some questions. How can I contact him?