Bjorn Borg is a former Swedish world No.1 tennis player. Borg also the only man in the Open Era who got 11 Grand Slam singles titles which include five consecutive at Wimbledon and six at French Open. He also is the three times winner of year-end championships along with the 15 Grand Prix Super Series titles. Bjorn also won the one million dollar prize money for playing the single season in 1979. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Bjorn Born in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Bjorn Borg was born to Margaretha and Rune on June 6, 1956, in Stockholm, Sweden. His father is a former table tennis player and won golden tennis racket which makes him follow the profession. He was beating the players who are under 18 when he was just 13 while learning under the coach Lennart Bergelin.
Borg married to Mariana Simionescu who is a professional tennis player in 1980. They lived four years with each other and later divorced. He is having a child and later married Loredana Berte who served as Italian singer. Later, he married with Patricia Ostfeld and having a son. Patricia has considered the highest ranked Tennis player in less than 14 years.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Bjorn appeared on the Davis Cup when he was 15 years old. He won his first singles rubber with the five sets from Veteran Onny Parun. In the Wimbledon Junior singles, he also appeared and won the title from Buster Mottram. After reaching 18, he got the title of Orange Bowl Junior Championship with the victory from Vitas Gerulaitis.
In 1973, he appeared in the professional circuit and played the final of first singles at Monte Carlo Open and lost to Ilie. He got the sixth position while playing his first Wimbledon Championships.
At the age of 17, he played the Australian Open and reached to the third round and lost to Phil Dent. He won his first singles title of the career playing at New Zealand Open. The same year, he played and got the victory in French Open with the first Grand Slam title of tournament playing in opposition of Manuel Orantes.
After his successful career, he attempted to make his comeback on the men’s tennis tour but failed. In the first match, he faced Jordi and appeared in the game without having any practice before. He lost almost nine matched and not even won a single in his career from 1991 to 1992. After crossing 35, he defeated John Lloyd at Inglewood Tennis match and later joined the Champions Tour.
He has a huge list of achievements include ATP ranking as the world’s no.1 tennis player. He won total of 77 matched in his career and 64 included in the list of Tennis Professionals site. Then he won the BBC Sports Personality of the year award in 1979.
Net Worth & Earnings
Bjorn Borg has an estimated net worth of $32 million. Most of his earning generated from his professional career and also got a huge reward while winning a championship. He also got the one million dollar prize money for playing the single season in 1979. His assets are also increases regarding home and cars.
Borg determined for his professional tennis career. He got knowledge of playing tennis from his father who was the table tennis player and won the golden racket at his time. Moreover, he started playing from the very small age of 13 and later played several national as well as international games in his career.