Top Men Tennis Players of All Time

Born on September 2, 1952, James Scott Connors was a former world No. 1 tennis player. In honor of September 2nd, Connors’s birthday, let’s take a look at 10 of the greatest Tennis men players in history.

Bjorn Borg

Bjorn Borg was a former world No. 1 tennis player. He won 4 consecutive French Open titles and five consecutive titles at Wimbledon from 1976-1980. Borg won his first French Open when he was barely 18 years old. During his 10-year career, Bjorn Borg won a total of 11 Grand Slams , 101 career titles, 15 Grand Prix Super Series, three year-end championships and total career prize money of $3,655,751. Bjorn Borg retired at age 26, but he remains of the best tennis players in history.

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Bjorn Borg of Sweden holds the trophy aloft after defeating Jimmy Connors of the United States during the Men’s Singles Final match at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship on 8 July 1978 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon in London, England. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

On July 24, 1980, Borg tied the knot with tennis pro-Mariana Simonescu after his win against John McEnroe. Their marriage was dissolved in 1984. After going through another divorce in 1993, Borg married Patricia Ostfeld in 2002.

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