Bjorn BORG

Bjorn Borg - Sweden - French Open 1981 (Winner)

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 26 June 1981

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 06 June 1956
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Stockholm, Sweden
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Sweden
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Bjorn BORG - Sweden - French Open 1981 (Winner)

LAST 16. FRENCH OPEN 1981
BJORN BORG beat TERRY MOOR 6-0, 6-0, 6-1
BALAZS TAROCZY beat THIERRY TULASNE 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
VICTOR PECCI beat WOJTEK FIBAK 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
YANNICK NOAH beat GUILLERMO VILAS 6-2, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
IVAN LENDL beat PETER McNAMARA 6-2, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6
JOHN McENROE beat RICARDO YCAZA 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
JOSE-LUIS CLERC beat CARLOS KIMAYR 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
JIMMY CONNORS beat MEL PURCELL 6-2, 6-4, 7-6
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QUARTERFINALS
BJORN BORG beat BALAZS TAROCZY 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
VICTOR PECCI beat YANNICK NOAH 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
IVAN LENDL beat JOHN McENROE 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
JOSE-LUIS CLERC beat JIMMY CONNORS 4-6, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-0
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SEMIFINALS
BJORN BORG beat VICTOR PECCI 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
IVAN LENDL beat JOSE-LUIS CLERC 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2
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FINAL
BJORN BORG beat IVAN LENDL 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
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(Bjorn is pictured above at Wimbledon in 1981 where he finally lost his crown to John McEnroe after winning the title a remarkable five times in succession.)