Björn Borg career statistics

This is a list of the main career statistics and records of professional tennis player Björn Borg .

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 16 finals (11 titles, 5 runners-up)

Outcome year Championship Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1974 French Open Clay  Manuel Orantes 2-6, 6-7 (1-7) , 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
Winner 1975 French Open (2) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
Winner 1976 Wimbledon Grass  Ilie Năstase 6-4, 6-2, 9-7
Runner-up 1976 US Open Clay  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (9-11) , 4-6
Winner 1977 Wimbledon (2) Grass  Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
Winner 1978 French Open (3) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 1978 Wimbledon (3) Grass  Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 1978 US Open Hard  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 2-6, 2-6
Winner 1979 French Open (4) Clay  Víctor Pecci 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (6-8) , 6-4
Winner 1979 Wimbledon (4) Grass  Roscoe Tanner 6-7 (4-7) , 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Winner 1980 French Open (5) Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
Winner 1980 Wimbledon (5) Grass  John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (16-18) , 8-6
Runner-up 1980 US Open Hard  John McEnroe 6-7 (4-7) , 1-6, 7-6 (7-5) , 7-5, 4-6
Winner nineteen eighty one French Open (6) Clay  Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
Runner-up nineteen eighty one Wimbledon Grass  John McEnroe 6-4, 6-7 (1-7) , 6-7 (4-7) , 4-6
Runner-up nineteen eighty one US Open Hard  John McEnroe 6-4, 2-6, 4-6, 3-6

Masters Grand Prix year-end championships finals

Singles: 4 finals (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

Outcome year Championship Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1975 Stockholm Carpet  Ilie Năstase 2-6, 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 1977 New York Carpet  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 6-1, 4-6
Winner 1979 New York Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-2
Winner 1980 New York Carpet  Ivan Lendl 6-4, 6-2, 6-2

WCT year-end championship finals

Singles: 4 finals (1 title, 3 runners-up)

Outcome year Championship Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1974 Dallas Carpet  John Newcombe 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 1975 Dallas Carpet (i)  Arthur Ashe 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 0-6
Winner 1976 Dallas Carpet (i)  Guillermo Vilas 1-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-1
Runner-up 1979 Dallas Carpet (i)  John McEnroe 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 6-7

Grand Prix Super Series finals

Singles: 20 final (15 titles, 5 runners-up)

Outcome year Event Area opponent Score
Runner-up 1973 Monte Carlo Clay  Ilie Năstase 4-6, 1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 1973 Stockholm Hard  Tom Gorman 3-6, 6-4, 6-7
Winner 1974 Rome Clay  Ilie Năstase 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Winner 1974 Boston Clay  Tom Okker 7-6, 6-1, 6-1
Runner-up 1974 Indianapolis Clay  Jimmy Connors 7-5, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 1975 Boston Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Winner 1976 Boston Clay  Harold Solomon 6-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 1976 Philadelphia Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-7, 4-6, 0-6
Winner 1977 Monte Carlo Clay  Corrado Barazzutti 6-3, 7-5, 6-0
Winner 1977 London Carpet  John Lloyd 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
Winner 1978 Tokyo Carpet  Brian Teacher 6-3, 6-4
Winner 1978 Rome Clay  Adriano Panatta 1-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Winner 1979 Tokyo Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-2
Winner 1979 Monte Carlo Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 1979 Toronto Hard  John McEnroe 6-3, 6-3
Winner 1979 Las Vegas Hard  Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-2
Winner 1980 Monte Carlo Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-0, 6-2
Runner-up 1980 Toronto Hard  Ivan Lendl 4-6, 5-4, ret.
Winner 1980 Stockholm Hard  John McEnroe 6-3, 6-4
Winner 1980 Las Vegas Hard  Harold Soloman 6-3, 6-1, 6-2
  • Note: before the ATP took over the men’s professional tour in 1990 the Grand Prix Tour had a series of events that were precursors to the Masters Series known as the Grand Prix Tennis Championship Series . [1]

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 nineteen eighty one SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open AT 3R AT AT AT AT AT AT AT 0/1 1-1 50%
French Open 4R W W QF AT W W W W 6/8 49-2 96%
Wimbledon QF 3R QF W W W W W F 5/9 51-4 93%
US Open 4R 2R SF F 4R F QF F F 0/9 40-9 82%
Win-Loss 10-3 11-3 16-2 17-2 10-1 20-1 18-1 20-1 19-2 11/27 141-16 89.81
Yr Win% 77% 79% 89% 89% 91% 95% 95% 95% 90%
Year-End Championship
The Masters [a] AT RR F AT F AT W W AT 2/5 15-7 68.18
WCT Finals AT F F W AT SF F AT AT 1/5 10-3 76.92
Super Series Grand Prix
Philadelphia AT 3R 3R F 2R QF AT AT AT 0/5 7-5 58%
Las Vegas AT AT AT AT AT AT W W AT 2/2 10-0 100%
Monte Carlo F AT QF QF W AT W W 1R 3/11 24-8 75%
Hamburg Not Grand Prix Sup. Series AT 3R AT AT 0/1 2-1 67%
Rome AT W QF AT AT W AT AT AT 2/3 15-1 94%
Indianapolis AT F AT AT AT Not Grand Prix Sup Series 0/1 5-1 83%
Boston AT W W W AT Not Grand Prix Sup Series 3/3 18-0 100%
Canada QF QF 3R NGPSS AT W F AT 1/5 19-4 83%
Los Angeles 1R Not Grand Prix Sup Series 0/1 0-1 0%
Stockholm F SF SF QF AT SF AT W NGPS 1/8 26-7 79%
Wembley Not GPSS AT W AT AT AT AT 1/1 5-0 100%
Tokyo Not Grand Prix Sp. W W QF 2R 2/4 13-2 87%
Year End Rankings 18 3 3 2 3 2 1 1 4 $ 3,655,751

ATP Career finals: (89)

Singles titles: (64)

Tournament Category No. of titles
Grand Slam 11
Year-End Championships : Masters Grand Prix (1970-1989) 2
Year-End Championships: WCT Finals (1971-1989) 1
High category Grand Prix Super Series (1970-1989) 15
Mid category : Super Series Grand Prix (1970-1989), WCT (1970-1989) 17
Low category : World Series Grand Prix (1970-1989), WCT Regular Series (1970-1989) 18
Titles by Surface
Clay – Outdoor (30)
Grass – Outdoor (7)
Hard – Outdoor (5)
Hard – Indoor (2)
Carpet – Indoor (21)
No. Dated Tournament Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1974 Auckland – Auckland Tennis Championships Grass  Onny Parun 6-4, 6-3, 6-1
2. 1974 London WCT , England Daring)  Mark Cox 6-7 (4-7) , 7-6 (8-6) , 6-4
3. 1974 São Paulo WCT , Brazil (1) Daring)  Arthur Ashe 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
4. 1974 Rome , Italy (1) Clay  Ilie Năstase 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
5. 1974 French Open , Paris (1) Clay  Manuel Orantes 2-6, 6-7 (1-7) , 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
6. 1974 Båstad , Sweden (1) Clay  Adriano Panatta 6-3, 6-0, 6-7 (2-7) , 6-3
7. 1974 Boston , US (1) Clay  Tom Okker 7-6 (7-3) , 6-1, 6-1
8. 1974 Adelaide , Australia Grass  Onny Parun 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
9. 1975 Richmond WCT , US (1) Carpet  Arthur Ashe 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
10. 1975 Bologna WCT , Italy Carpet  Arthur Ashe 7-6 (7-4) , 4-6, 7-6 (7-4)
11. 1975 French Open , Paris (2) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
12. 1975 Boston , US (2) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
13. 1975 Barcelona , Spain (1) Clay  Adriano Panatta 1-6, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
14. 1976 Toronto Indoor WCT , Canada Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
15. 1976 São Paulo WCT , Brazil (2) Carpet  Guillermo Vilas 7-6 (7-4) , 6-2
16. 1976 WCT Finals , US – Carpet  Guillermo Vilas 1-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-1
17. 1976 Düsseldorf , West Germany Clay  Manuel Orantes 6-2, 6-2, 6-0
18. 1976 Wimbledon , London (1) Grass  Ilie Năstase 6-4, 6-2, 9-7
19. 1976 Boston , US (3) Clay  Harold Solomon 6-7 (3-7) , 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
20. 1977 Memphis , US Carpet  Brian Gottfried 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
21. 1977 Nice , France (1) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-0
22. 1977 Monte Carlo WCT , Monaco (1) Clay  Corrado Barazzutti 6-3, 7-5, 6-0
23. 1977 Denver , US Carpet  Brian Gottfried 7-5, 6-2
24. 1977 Wimbledon , London (2) Grass  Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
25. 1977 Boca Raton – Pepsi Grand Slam (1) Clay  Jimmy Connors 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
26. 1977 Madrid , Spain Clay  Jaime Fillol 6-3, 6-0, 6-7, 7-6
27. 1977 Barcelona , Spain (2) Clay  Manuel Orantes 6-2, 7-5, 6-2
28. 1977 Basel , Switzerland Carpet  John Lloyd 6-4, 6-2, 6-3
29. 1977 Cologne , West Germany Carpet  Wojtek Fibak 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
30. 1977 Wembley , England Daring)  John Lloyd 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
31. 1978 Birmingham WCT , US Carpet  Dick Stockton 7-6 (7-4) , 7-5
32. 1978 Boca Raton – Pepsi Grand Slam (2) Clay  Jimmy Connors 7-6 (7-1) , 3-6, 6-1
33. 1978 Las Vegas , USA – WCT Tournament of Champions Hard  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-5 (5), 5-6 (5), 6-4, 6-5 (4)
34. 1978 Milan WCT , Italy Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-3, 6-3
35. 1978 Rome , Italy (2) Clay  Adriano Panatta 1-6, 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
36. 1978 French Open , Paris (3) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
37. 1978 Wimbledon , London (3) Grass  Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
38. 1978 Båstad , Sweden (2) Clay  Corrado Barazzutti 6-1, 6-2
39. 1978 Tokyo Indoor , Japan (1) Carpet  Brian Teacher 6-3, 6-4
40. 1979 Richmond WCT , US (2) Carpet  Guillermo Vilas 6-3, 6-1
41. 1979 Boca Raton – Pepsi Grand Slam (3) Clay  Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3
42. 1979 Rotterdam , Netherlands Carpet  John McEnroe 6-4, 6-2
43. 1979 Monte Carlo , Monaco (2) Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-1, 6-3
44. 1979 Las Vegas , US (1) Hard  Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-2
45. 1979 French Open , Paris (4) Clay  Víctor Pecci 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (6-8) , 6-4
46. 1979 Wimbledon , London (4) Grass  Roscoe Tanner 6-7 (4-7) , 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
47. 1979 Båstad , Sweden (3) Clay  Balázs Taróczy 6-1, 7-5
48. 1979 Toronto , Canada Hard  John McEnroe 6-3, 6-3
49. 1979 Palermo , Italy Clay  Corrado Barazzutti 6-4, 6-0, 6-4
50. 1979 Tokyo Indoor , Japan (2) Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2
51. 1979 Montreal , Canada – WCT Challenge Cup Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
52. 1979 Masters , New York (1) Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-2
53. 1980 Salisbury, Maryland , US – WCT Invitational Carpet  Vijay Amritraj 7-5, 6-1, 6-3
54. 1980 Boca Raton , US – Pepsi Grand Slam (4) Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-1, 5-7, 6-1
55. 1980 Nice , France (2) Clay  Manuel Orantes 6-2, 6-0, 6-1
56. 1980 Monte Carlo , Monaco (3) Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-0, 6-2
57. 1980 Las Vegas , US (2) Hard  Harold Solomon 6-3, 6-1
58. 1980 French Open , Paris (5) Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
59. 1980 Wimbledon , London (5) Grass  John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (16-18) , 8-6
60. 1980 Stockholm , Sweden Carpet  John McEnroe 6-3, 6-4
61. 1980 Masters , New York (2) Carpet  Ivan Lendl 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
62. nineteen eighty one French Open , Paris (6) Clay  Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
63. nineteen eighty one Stuttgart Outdoor , West Germany Clay  Ivan Lendl 1-6, 7-6, 6-2, 6-4
64. nineteen eighty one Geneva , Switzerland Clay  Tomáš Šmíd 6-4, 6-3

Runners-up: (25)

No. Dated Tournament Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1973 Monte Carlo , Monaco Clay  Ilie Năstase 4-6, 1-6, 2-6
2. 1973 San Francisco , US Hard  Roy Emerson 7-5, 1-6, 4-6
3. 1973 Stockholm , SWE Daring)  Tom Gorman 3-6, 6-4, 6-7
4. 1973 Buenos Aires , Argentina Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, 6-6, RET.
5. 1974 Barcelona WCT , Spain Carpet  Arthur Ashe 4-6, 6-3, 3-6
6. 1974 Houston , US Clay  Rod Laver 6-7, 2-6
7. 1974 WCT Finals , US – Carpet  John Newcombe 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 2-6
8. 1974 Indianapolis , US Clay  Jimmy Connors 7-5, 3-6, 4-6
9. 1974 Madrid, Spain Clay  Ilie Năstase 4-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
10. 1975 Barcelona WCT , Spain Carpet  Arthur Ashe 6-7, 3-6
11. 1975 Munich WCT , West Germany Carpet  Arthur Ashe 4-6, 6-7
12. 1975 WCT Finals , US – Carpet  Arthur Ashe 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 0-6
13. 1975 Masters , Sweden Daring)  Ilie Năstase 2-6, 2-6, 1-6
14. 1976 Philadelphia WCT , US Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-7, 4-6, 0-6
15. 1976 US Open , New York Clay  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 6-3, 6-7, 4-6
16. 1977 Masters , New York Carpet  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 6-1, 4-6
17. 1977 Johannesburg Hard  Guillermo Vilas Final Abandoned
18. 1978 US Open , New York Hard  Jimmy Connors 4-6, 4-6, 2-6
19. 1979 Dallas WCT , US – WCT Finals Carpet  John McEnroe 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 6-7
20. 1980 Toronto , Canada Hard  Ivan Lendl 6-4, 4-5, RET.
21. 1980 US Open , New York Hard  John McEnroe 6-7, 1-6, 7-6, 7-5, 4-6
22. 1980 Basel , Switzerland Daring)  Ivan Lendl 3-6, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0, 4-6
23. nineteen eighty one Milan , Italy Carpet  John McEnroe 6-7 (2-7) , 4-6
24. nineteen eighty one Wimbledon , London Grass  John McEnroe 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 4-6
25. nineteen eighty one US Open , New York Hard  John McEnroe 6-4, 2-6, 4-6, 3-6

Singles titles not listed by the ATP, including invitational tournament titles (37)

Non-ATP, exhibition, invitational, or special events titles – draw at least eight players (9)

year Dated Tournament Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
1973 1 February-4 Helsinki – Scandinavian Indoor Open Carpet  Jacek Niedźwiedzki 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4
1974 28 January – 3 February Oslo – Scandinavian Indoor Open Carpet  Raymond Moore 2-6,6-4,6-4,6-1
1978 October 19-21 Hamburg – Rothenbaum Tennis Club Carpet  Wojciech Fibak 6-1, 6-1
1979 September 28-30 Marbella – European Championships of Tennis Clay  Adriano Panatta 6-2, 6-2, 7-5
1979 November 26-29 Milan – Masters Brooklyn Chewing Gum Carpet  John McEnroe 1-6, 6-1, 6-4
1979 29 Nov-Dec 2 Frankfurt – Cup Invitational Tennis Round Robin Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
nineteen eighty one October 12-15 Edmonton – Alberta Tennis Challenge Carpet  José Luis Clerc 6-2, 6-2, 7-5
1984 May 10-13 Osaka – Gunze World Tennis Carpet  Bill Scanlon 6-2, 6-2
1985 May 12-15 Kobe & Tokyo – Gunze World Tennis Carpet  Anders Järryd 6-4, 6-3

Non-ATP, exhibition, invitational, or special events fewer than eight players (28)

year Dated Tournament Area Opponent in the final Score in the final
1976 Sept 14-16 Guadalajara, Jalisco Tennis Invitational Round Robin Clay  Ilie Năstase 6-3, 6-3
1976 Sept 17-19 Mexico Marlboro Tennis Round Robin Clay  Ilie Năstase 7-6, 0-6, 6-1
1976 11 Oct-15 Hilton Head World Invitational Tennis Classic Clay  Arthur Ashe 6-1, 6-2
1976 Nov 3-4 Chicago Olsonite Tennis Classic Carpet  John Newcombe 6-3, 6-2
1976 Nov 6-7 Detroit Michigan Pro Tennis 4-men Invitational Carpet  Rod Laver 6-3, 6-1
1976 24 Nov-28 Copenhagen Pondus Cup Invitational Round Robin Carpet  Wojciech Fibak 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 7-5
1977 February, 12-13 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum Invitational Round Robin – 3-men Carpet  Rod Laver 6-7, 6-3, 6-2
1977 27 Sep-30 Hilton Head World Invitational Tennis Classic Clay  Roscoe Tanner 6-4, 7-5
1978 7 Mar-9 Gothenburg Scandinavian Cup Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
1978 18 Apr-20 Copenhagen Pondus Cup Invitational Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
1978 21 Apr-23 Tokyo Suntory Cup Carpet  Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-2
1978 Aug 14-15 Menton French Riviera Invitational Clay  Guillermo Vilas 6-4, 6-3
1978 Aug 16-17 Fréjus Arena Trophy Clay  Guillermo Vilas 7-6, 7-5
1978 16 Oct-18 Essen Gruga Hall International Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-3, 7-6
1978 28 Oct-29 Manila Smash-78 Tennis Clay  Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 7-6
1978 Nov 23-24 Antwerp European Tennis Championships Carpet  Tom Okker 6-4, 6-3
1979 March 6-7 Vienna Velo Cup Tennis – 4-men invitational Carpet  John McEnroe 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
1979 Sept 26-27 Essen Gruga Hall International – 4-men invitational Clay  Ilie Năstase 6-1, 6-4
1979 2 Oct-7 Netherlands – 5 city (Final at Rotterdam) Roxy Tennis Round Robin – 5-men Carpet  Eddie Dibbs 6-3, 6-0
1979 Nov 24-25 Brussels Belgian Cup – 4-men invitational Carpet  Adriano Panatta 6-1, 7-6
1979 Dec 14-16 Cairo Egypt’s First International Round Robin Clay  Ismail El Shafei 6-2, 6-3
1980 8 March-9 Stuttgart Cup-80 – 4-men invitational Carpet  Adriano Panatta 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
1980 Oct 25-26 Berlin West Berlin Cup – 4-men invitational Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 7-6, 6-3
nineteen eighty one 26 Jan-27 Bologna Charity Indoor Championships – 4-men invitational Carpet  José Luis Clerc 6-7, 7-5, 7-6
1982 March 24-25 Cascais Portugal Classic – 4-men invitational Carpet  Vitas Gerulaitis 7-6, 6-1
1982 April 16-18 Tokyo – Suntory Cup Carpet  Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-2
1982 30 April-1 May Cairo Four Master Championships 4-men invitational Clay  Peter McNamara 6-1 6-4
1982 5 Nov-7 Sydney – Akai Gold Challenge Round Robin Carpet  Ivan Lendl 6-1, 6-4, 6-2

Youngest to win

  • In 1972 Borg became the youngest winner of a Davis Cup match at age 15.
  • Borg won his 11th Grand Slam singles title in 1981 aged 25 years and 1 day, the youngest to reach that number of titles. By comparison, Roger Federer won his 11th aged 25 years and 324 days; Pete Sampras won his 11th at age 27, Roy Emerson at age 30, and Rod at age 31.

Miscellaneous

  • Borg’s 64 official ATP career titles as listed on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) website listings behind Jimmy Connors (109), Ivan Lendl (94), Roger Federer (91), John McEnroe (77) , Rod Laver (74), Rafael Nadal (72), Novak Djokovic (67), and tied with Pete Sampras.
  • In 1979, Borg became the first tennis player to earn more than one million dollars in prize money in a single season.
  • On the list of open era winning streaks, Borg is first and second (49 consecutive round matches in 1978, 48 in 1979-1980). The Guillermo Vilas (46), Ivan Lendl (44), Novak Djokovic (43), John McEnroe (42), and Roger Federer (41) are the only ones to win .
  • Borg holds third place for most consecutive wins on clay, with 46 victories in 1977-79. Only Rafael Nadal with 81 and Vilas with 53 have won more consecutive clay court matches.
  • Borg won 19 consecutive points on the fifth set on two occasions: his 1980 Wimbledon final against McEnroe and his 1980 US Open quarterfinal against Roscoe Tanner .
  • Borg retired in 1983 with $ 3.6 million in career prize money, a record at the time.
  • According to the match scores on the ATP website, Borg bageled his opponents (sets won 6-0) 131 times in his career, compared to Federer’s 79 bagels from 1999 through 2013 Halle.
  • Borg was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987 at 30 years of age.
  • In 1999, Borg was elected the best Swedish sportsman ever by a jury in his home country. His tennis rivals included a pair of top ranked players: Mats Wilander (who won seven Grand Slam titles) and Stefan Edberg(who won six).
  • Borg defeated Wilander in September 1981 in the first round of a tournament in Geneva, Switzerland . The score was 6-1, 6-1. Geneva was the last tournament that Borg won during his career.
  • Borg won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold medal in 1974 and 1978, the last being shared with alpine skier Ingemar Stenmark . They are the only men who have won this honor twice.

Head-to-head based on ATP web site

Borg’s record in the ATP’s top 10. World No 1’s are in bold .

  • Guillermo Vilas (17-5)
  • Vitas Gerulaitis (16-0)
  • Harold Solomon (15-0)
  • Jimmy Connors (15-8)
  • Eddie Dibbs (13-0)
  • Roscoe Tanner (11-4)
  • Ilie Năstase (10-5)
  • Raúl Ramírez (10-4)
  • Manuel Orantes (10-3)
  • Corrado Barazzutti (10-0)
  • Adriano Panatta (9-6)
  • Brian Gottfried (9-2)
  • Tom Okker (9-2)
  • Arthur Ashe (7-7)
  • John McEnroe (7-7)
  • Gene Mayer (7-1)
  • Ivan Lendl (6-2)
  • Jan Kodeš (6-1)
  • Víctor Pecci (6-1)
  • Dick Stockton (6-1)
  • Rod Laver (5-2)
  • Peter Fleming (5-1)
  • Stan Smith (4-2)
  • John Alexander (4-1)
  • Wojciech Fibak (4-1)
  • Yannick Noah (4-1)
  • José Luis Clerc (4-0)
  • Tom Gorman (3-1)
  • Sandy Mayer (3-1)
  • Brian Teacher (3-0)
  • Cliff Drysdale (2-0)
  • John Newcombe (1-3)
  • Tony Roche (1-1)
  • Roger Taylor (1-1)
  • Andrés Gómez (1-0)
  • Ken Rosewall (1-0)
  • Mats Wilander (1-0)
  • Wayne Ferreira (0-1)
  • Pancho Gonzales (0-1)

Notes

  1. Jump up^ The Masters tournaments for 1977, 1979 and 1980 were actually held in January of the following year. In this table, however, the year of the tournament is listed for the preceding year.

References

  1. Jump up^ “Grand Prix Championship Series” . The Dispatch . June 11, 1986 . Retrieved 20 August 2011 .

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