Likewise, how many consecutive Wimbledon titles did Bjorn Borg win?
In respect to this, who has won the most Wimbledon titles in a row?
In the Open Era, since the inclusion of professional tennis players in 1968, Roger Federer (2003–2007, 2009, 2012, 2017) holds the record for the most Gentlemen’s Singles titles with eight. Björn Borg (1976–1980) and Roger Federer (2003–2007) share the record for most consecutive victories with five.
Did Bjorn Borg make a comeback?
And the comeback after eight years of one of the clay greats…
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Here are the most difficult, taxing tournaments in the world in order.
- French Open. 8 of 8.
- Australian Open. 7 of 8. …
- Wimbledon. 6 of 8. …
- US Open. 5 of 8. …
- World Tour Finals. 4 of 8. …
- Shanghai Masters. 3 of 8. …
- Madrid Masters. 2 of 8. …
- Indian Wells. 1 of 8. …
Borg was finished for 1980, at least as far as the majors were concerned. He would not go on to play in Australia in December because he was only interested in winning the Grand Slam, and losing the U.S. Open in 1980 meant Australia was irrelevant.
Meet Björn Borg’s son, Leo, as he embarks on his second round match in the Wimbledon boys’ event. Swedish tennis pro Björn Borg, known in his tennis-prime as the ‘Ice Borg’, delighted the grand-slam circuit in his heyday between 1974 and 1981.
However, he was unable to break Borg’s serve in the fifth set and Borg went on to win 8–6. This match is widely considered one of the best tennis matches ever played. McEnroe defeated Borg at the US Open final the same year in five sets.