My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball.
My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
If you’re afraid of losing, then you daren’t win.
It’s tough when you’re No. 1. You don’t have any private life, you can’t even walk anywhere. I think that was one reason why I lost my motivation to play tennis.
There was so much more to Swedish great Bjorn Borg than his laidback character and cool style (both on and off the court). A two-handed backhand and monumental stride, for starters.
During his 10-year career — he shocked the world when he retired at the age of 25 — Borg won 11 Grand Slams and an extraordinary 89.8% of his major matches.
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