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PeterSkan
04-30-2006, 01:34 PM
Thanks to DTwJackHandy on TOB for posting these career stats and references for Bjorn Borg. I am reporting the info here for quick reference:

BORG

1. MOST FRENCH OPENS IN THE OPEN ERA......BORG, 6

2. MOST GRAND SLAMS ON CLAY.....BORG

3. MOST COMBINED WIMBLEDONS AND FO....BORG, 11

4. MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS WINNING A GS....BORG, 8

5. MOST CONSECUTIVE WIMBLEDON TITLES IN THE OPEN ERA......BORG, 5

6. BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE IN GS WON/PLAYED......BORG, 41%. (11 OUT OF 27 VS. 14 FOR 52 FOR SAMPRAS)

7. MOST CONSECUTIVE FO...BORG, 4

8. GS FINALS AT LEAST 3 TIMES ON CLAY, GRASS AND HARDCOURT.......BORG

9. MOST CONSECUTIVE MATCHES WON AT WIMBLEDON.....BORG, 41

10. MOST CONSECUTIVE MATCHES WON FO.....BORG, 28

11. MOST CONSECUTIVE TIMES REACHING A GS FINAL IN TOURNAMENTS ENTERED.....BORG
6 - 80 FO, 80 W, 80 USO, 81 FO, 81 W, 81 USO.

12. MOST CONSECUTIVEMACTH WINS.... BORG 49

13. MOST CONSECUTIVE DAVIS CUP WIN..... BORG 33

14. ONLY PLAYER TO WIN FRENCH AND WIMBY IN THE SAME YEAR 3 YEARS STRAIGHT

15. HIGHEST GRAND SLAM WINNING PERCENTAGEÂ….. BORG 89%
(CONNORS 2ND AT 81%)

16. HIGHEST FO WINNING PCTÂ…..BORG, 96%

17. HIGHEST WIMBY WINNING PCTÂ…..BORG, 93%

18. 3 SLAMS NEVER LOSING ONE SET (21-0)Â… BORG

19. HIGHEST CAREER GRAND SLAM SET WINNING PCTÂ…..BORG, 78%

20. HIGHEST CAREER GAME WINNING PCT IN SLAMS.Â…..BORG, 61%

21. HIGHEST 5 SET WINNING PCT IN OPEN ERA.... BORG, 86%

22. MOST CONSECUTIVE WIMBY FINALS... BORG, 6.

23. MOST CONSECUTIVE 5 SET MATCH WINS IN OPEN ERA..BORG, 14.

24. MOST GRAND SLAM TITLES DEFENDED...BORG, 8.

Check out these sites for more info

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rn_Borg

http://www.tennis28.com/slams/index.html

http://www.sportsmediainc.net/tennisweek/index.cfm?func=showarticle&newsid=9427

ALL ACCOMPLISHED BY THE AGE OF 26 (8 YEAR CAREER), AND ONLY PLAYING THE AO ONCE.

ALL 5 OF HIS GRAND SLAM FINAL LOSSES CAME TO EITHER MCENROE OR CONNORS. 4 TIMES AT THE USO.

HIS 11 VICTORIES CAME AGAINST

VILAS (you know the guy with the longest win streak on clay) TWICE AT THE FO IN STRAIGHT SETS
CONNORS TWICE
MCENROE
LENDL
ORANTES
GERULAITUS
NASTASE
TANNER
PECCI



BJORN BORG V/S Top Ten PLAYERS FROM THE ATP TOUR:
1974-1981
MATCHES WON: 203
MATCHES LOST: 47
AVERAGE: 81.3%

samreddevilz
07-01-2013, 10:14 AM
I think He is the Greatest behind Roger, Rafa & Pete. What do you think ?