Who Is Bjorn Borg? what happened To Her? Cause of death?: Björn Rune Borg (pronounced in Swedish (listen); born 6 June 1956) is a Swedish former world number one tennis player. Between 1974 and 1981, he was the first man in the Open era to win 11 Grand Slam singles titles, six of them five straight at the French Open and Wimbledon.
Borg won the French Open four times in a row (1978-81) and won the French Open final 6-0. He became the first man since 1886 to reach six consecutive Wimbledon finals, a record surpassed by Roger Federer’s seven consecutive finals (2003-09). He is the only man to have won the Straits Grand Slam three times. Berg reached the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open finals three times in the same year (1978, 1980-81). In those matches, he won three Grand Slam titles without dropping a set. Despite four second-place finishes, he never won a U.S. Open.
Borg also won three year-end championships and 16 Grand Prix Superseries titles. Collectively, he set many records that still stand today. From 1976 to 1980 he was the ATP Player of the Year, by the end of the year he was No. 1 in the ATP rankings in 1979 and 1980, and from 1978 to 1980 he was the ITF World Champion. Borg is the only Swede, male or female, to win more than 10 majors
Borg is widely regarded as one of the sport’s great figures. He was named the sixth greatest male player of the Open Era by Tennis Magazine.
His match with John McEnroe is considered one of the greatest in the history of the sport, and their encounter in the 1980 Wimbledon final is considered one of the greatest ever. Borg became a teenage sensation early in his career, and he enjoyed unprecedented fame and continued success that helped drive tennis’ growing popularity in the 1970s.
As a result, the Pro Tour became more lucrative, and in 1979 became the first player to earn more than $1 million in a single season.
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