You have to find it. No one else can find it for you!! A Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg who is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of the Open era!!
” You have to find it. No one else can find it for you.“- Bjorn Rune Borg
A Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg, considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of the Open era. He has won a total of 11 Grand Slam titles between 1974 and 1981.
He was the first player to win 10 Grand Slams in the Open Era. At Wimbledon, he has won 5 consecutive titles and at the French Open 6 titles.
His winning percentage over all surfaces (clay, grass, hard and carpet) stand at 82.72% with a total of 608 wins and 127 losses. In a single calendar year, Bjorn Borg is the first player to win more than a million dollars.
On June 6, 1956, Bjorn ‘Rune’ Borg was born in Stockholm, Sweden. With a tennis racquet that his father received as a present. He started playing tennis. He was quick to catch up on the movements.
By the age of 13, Bjorn was playing against the best U-18 players in Sweden. He was able to beat experienced players who were more than 6-7 years older than him. Bjorn was able to enter the professional circuit at the age of 14 itself.
His Beginning years
In 1972, At the age of 15, he became the youngest player to represent his country. In the Davis Cup, He also went on to win his first singles match by beating experienced professional Onny Parun of New Zealand.