About Bjorn Borg
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Bjorn Borg net worth is as high as 28.5 million dollars. He is a popular and successful tennis player from Sweden. Bjorn Borg is regarded as one of the most popular and the greatest tennis players in the history of this sport. In the period of 1974-1981, the tennis player became the first male professional athlete in this sports branch to win 11 Grand Slam open era singles titles. He won six of these titles at the French Open and five others at Wimbledon. Moreover, Bjorn Borg became a winner of 15 Grand Prix Super Series titles as well as three year-end championships. Thus, winning has made him more known and also increased the overall estimate of Bjorn Borg net worth.
Bjorn Borg has set some records, which have not been broken. One of these records became winning 41% of the Grand Slam singles tournaments he competed in. Also, Bjorn Borg became a winner of the French Open and Wimbledon for three years in a row. In addition, he won three Grand Slams without losing a set, which also set a record.
When he began his tennis career, Bjorn Borg was still a teenager and received a lot of media attention for his abilities right at the start of his career.
In 1979, Bjorn Borg became the first tennis player who earned more than one million dollars in prize money in one season. Thus, tennis has added up a lot of revenues to the overall size of Bjorn Borg net worth. In addition to playing tennis, Bjorn Borg has a lot of endorsement deals, which have served as another important source of increasing the overall sum of Bjorn Borg net worth. On the other hand, Bjorn Borg received so much media attention and pressure that it caused a burnout, which resulted in his retirement at a young age – 26 years old. However, tennis has made his name known everywhere in the world and this sport also made him a millionaire.
He was born in 1956 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the only child in the family. His father was a tennis player, as well. He became a winner of a golden tennis racket, which impressed Bjorn Borg so much that he wanted to become a tennis player, too.
At the time when Bjorn Borg was 13 years old, he was already beating the best tennis players playing in the under-18 division. Two years later, Bjorn Borg played in the Davis Cup, where he represented his country. There, he became a winner of his debut singles rubber in five sets, where he beat Onny Parun from New Zealand. In the same year, Bjorn Borg became a winner of the Wimbledon junior singles title. In the end of the year, the tennis player became victorious at the Orange Bowl Junior Championship for boys. In 1973, he became a professional tennis player and since that time, the overall amount of Bjorn Borg net worth has increased a lot.