Björn Borg

1956 - Today

Björn Borg

Björn Rune Borg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbjœːɳ ˈbɔrj] (listen); born 6 June 1956) is a former world No. 1 tennis player from Sweden. Between 1974 and 1981, he became the first man in the Open Era to win 11 Grand Slam singles titles (six at the French Open and five consecutive at Wimbledon), but he was never able to win the US Open in four finals appearances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Björn Borg has received more than 4,732,725 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular tennis player.

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Among tennis players, Björn Borg ranks 1 out of 1,101After him are Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rod Laver, René Lacoste, Fred Perry, Suzanne Lenglen, Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Stan Smith, and Ilie Năstase.

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Among people born in 1956, Björn Borg ranks 4Before him are Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, and Theresa May. After him are Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Michel Houellebecq, Christine Lagarde, and Bryan Cranston.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Björn Borg ranks 36 out of 935Before him are Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), John III of Sweden (1537), Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), and Charles XIII of Sweden (1748). After him are Manne Siegbahn (1886), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901), Max von Sydow (1929), and Oscar II of Sweden (1829).


Among tennis players born in Sweden, Björn Borg ranks 1After him are Mats Wilander (1964), Stefan Edberg (1966), Sven Davidson (1928), Anders Järryd (1961), Robin Söderling (1984), Jonas Björkman (1972), Thomas Johansson (1975), Thomas Enqvist (1974), Magnus Norman (1976), Simon Aspelin (1974), and Robert Lindstedt (1977).

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