• BORG Bjorn Wimbledon Champion 327F Signed Photo UACC COA
BJORN BORG
Genuine, Authentic Autograph
Size 10" x 8" Col
 327F
With 11 titles, Borg ranks fourth in the list of male tennis players who have won the most Grand Slam singles titles behind Pete Sampras (14), Roger Federer (13), and Roy Emerson (12). Among his other achievements are a record [ citation needed ] 89.8 Grand Slam match winning percentage (141?16) and a male open era record [ citation needed ] 41 winning percentage for Grand Slam tournaments played (11 of 27). The French Open -Wimbledon double he achieved three times consecutively was called by Wimbledon officials "the most difficult double in tennis" [ 13 ] and "a feat considered impossible among today's players." [ 14 ] Only Rafael Nadal has managed to achieve this double since, and Nadal and Andre Agassi are the only male players since Borg to have won the French Open and Wimbledon men's singles titles over their career. In his 1979 autobiography, Jack Kramer , the long-time tennis promoter and great player himself, had already included Borg in his list of the 21 greatest players of all time. And in 2003, Bud Collins chose Borg as one of his top-five male players of all time. Borg never won the US Open or the Australian Open , losing in the final at the US Open four times. The only players to defeat Borg in a Grand Slam final were fellow World No. 1 tennis players John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors . Borg chose to play the Australian Open only once, in 1974, where he lost in the third round. Chris Evert , a contemporary of Borg, has pointed out that skipping Grand Slam tournaments was not unusual then, before counting Grand Slam titles became the norm. [ 17 ] Borg has stated publicly that he would have attempted to complete the calendar year Grand Slam and played in the Australian Open had he succeeded in winning the first three Grand Slam tournaments of the year, [ citation needed ] which he never did. (During Borg's career, the Australian Open was the last Grand Slam tournament of each year.)

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BORG Bjorn Wimbledon Champion 327F Signed Photo UACC COA

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