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Björn Borg

1956 - Today

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Björn Rune Borg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbjœːɳ ˈbɔrj] (listen); born 6 June 1956) is a Swedish former world No. 1 tennis player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Björn Borg has received more than 6,882,603 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Björn Borg is the 3rd most popular tennis player (down from 1st in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 39th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Tennis Player.

Björn Borg is most famous for his tennis career. He is one of the most successful tennis players in history, having won 11 Grand Slam singles titles and five Grand Slam doubles titles.

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Among tennis players, Björn Borg ranks 3 out of 1,148Before him are Rod Laver and Novak Djokovic. After him are René Lacoste, Billie Jean King, Fred Perry, Roger Federer, Margaret Court, Manuel Santana, Ilie Năstase, Steffi Graf, and Martina Navratilova.

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Among people born in 1956, Björn Borg ranks 9Before him are Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Christine Lagarde. After him are Tsai Ing-wen, Theresa May, Bryan Cranston, David Copperfield, Michel Houellebecq, and Andy García.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Björn Borg ranks 59 out of 1,612Before him are Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Manne Siegbahn (1886), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), and Henning Mankell (1948). After him are Theodor Svedberg (1884), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Folke Bernadotte (1895), and Anders Jonas Ångström (1814).


Among tennis players born in Sweden, Björn Borg ranks 1After him are Mats Wilander (1964), Stefan Edberg (1966), Sven Davidson (1928), Anders Järryd (1961), Gunnar Setterwall (1881), Wollmar Boström (1878), Robin Söderling (1984), Joakim Nyström (1963), Jonas Björkman (1972), Magnus Norman (1976), and Thomas Johansson (1975).