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Bjorn Borg

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Swedish tennis ace who received Wimbledon five years inside a row from 1976 to 1980. He also received the French Open up six instances in his profession, which was an archive before Rafael Nadal received his seventh in 2012. He defeat experienced pro Onny Parun in his 1st Davis Glass match at age 15. He became the very first male tennis participant to make an impression on 10 grand slam game titles on view period. He was wedded to Romanian rugby pro Mariana Simionescu from 1980 to 1984 and Loredana Berte from 1989 to 1993. In 2002, he wedded Patricia Ostfeldt. After keeping the record for some profession grand slam game titles, his 11 game titles had been surpassed by such rugby greats as Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer.

Quick Facts


Full Name Björn Borg
Date Of Birth June 6, 1956
Place Of Birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.8 m
Weight 72 kg
Profession Tennis Player
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1His son Leo played a young Björn Borg in the film Borg/McEnroe.
2When Borg moved to Monaco in 1974, he was one of first Swedish athletes to do so. It was not popular in Sweden then. Later moved many Swedish athletes to Monaco.
3Borg and another famous Swedish athletes like Ingemar Stenmark, Frank Andersson and Thomas Wassberg were born same year, 1956.
4Became grandfather to a girl, Celine in January 2014.
5His record 6 French Open titles was beaten by Rafael Nadal in 2012.
6Shares the record of four straight French Open titles with Rafael Nadal.
7Former wife Mariana Simionescu was a pro tennis player from Romania.
8Born same day as Sweden's national day, 6 June.
9Borg holds the record for the most consecutive wins, in total, five in Wimbledon: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 & 1980. He shares the record with Roger Federer.
10Voted Swedish Sportsman of the 1900s in Sweden.
11Has a son, Leo (born 2003) with Patricia Östfeldt.
12Never won the U.S. Open, despite reaching the final four times. Lost twice to Jimmy Connors (1976, 1978) and twice to John McEnroe (1980, 1981). Wasn't known as a hard-court player, but was as good on hard courts as any of the top players of his era.
13Has a son, Robin (born 1985) with then 18-year-old Jannike Björling.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today at Wimbledon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Wimbledon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Best of Five2015TV SeriesHimself
The Mind of a Leader I Based on Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince'2011TV Series documentary 2011
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Five Times Wimbledon Champion
125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - 5-Times Wimbledon Champion
McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Signature Series: Vitas Gerulaitis2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mind of a Leader II Based on Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War'2011TV Series documentary
Champions of Wimbledon2008DocumentaryHimself
Das aktuelle Sportstudio2007TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Great Wimbledon Rivalries2003Himself
Gylne tider2002TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Söndagsöppet1996-1999TV SeriesHimself
Reasonably Scary Monsters1998TV ShortHimself
Eurotrash1993TV Series documentaryHimself
Melodifestivalen 19841984TV MovieHimself
James Bond: The First 21 Years1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1982TV SeriesHimself
The French1982DocumentaryHimself
Stars1981TV SeriesHimself
Wimbledon '811981TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Barnens ö1980Himself
Wimbledon '801980TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Racquet1979Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
56: orna - en historia om Sverige2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Spise med Price2010TV Series documentaryHimself
L'affaire Farewell2009Himself (uncredited)
British Style Genius2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Upp till kamp2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Zvampen1984TV SeriesHimself

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1982Audience CameraGolden Camera, GermanyMale

This year asking for the favorite athlete. Björn Borg was not present at the Awards ceremony. ... More



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#Trademark
1Stolid Court Demeanor
2Long Hair and Headband

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