Bjorn Borg

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Birthday
6, 1956
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Stockholm, Sweden

About

Swedish tennis ace who won Wimbledon five years in a row from 1976 to 1980. He also won the French Open six times in his career, which was a record before Rafael Nadal won his seventh in 2012.

Before Fame

He beat experienced pro Onny Parun in his first Davis Cup match at the age of 15.

Trivia

He became the first male tennis player to win over 10 grand slam titles in the Open era.

Family Life

He was married to Romanian tennis pro Mariana Simionescu from 1980 to 1984 and Loredana Berte from 1989 to 1993. In 2002, he married Patricia Ostfeldt.

Associated With

After holding the record for most career grand slam titles, his 11 titles were surpassed by such tennis greats as Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer.