Bjorn Borg Best Quotes

Björn Borg (born 6 June 1956) is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden widely considered to be one of the greatest in tennis history. Between 1974 and 1981 he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles, six at the French Open and five consecutive at Wimbledon. He also won three year-end championships and 15 Grand Prix Super Series titles. Enjoy Bjorn Borg’s best quotes below.

Bjorn Borg
“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.”
“As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that’s not a happy thing – I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that’s the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It’s worth it.”
“If you’re afraid of losing, then you daren’t win.”
“You never know how long Federer is going to play, but in my opinion he has at least one or two more grand slams to win. It depends how long he stays motivated. For me, he is the greatest player to ever play the game.”
“I enjoy fashion.”
“I had a great tennis career. I have no regrets. But to find peace with yourself, and to finally be with your family – I’m probably the happiest guy in the world.”
“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.”
“Basically I started playing double handed on both my forehand and backhand side because my first racket was very heavy.”
“You have to find it. No one else can find it for you.”
“I play tennis five hours a week, from Monday to Friday, for one hour every day. I like to be fit. If I can’t exercise, I feel bad – I need to sweat and run to feel like I’m in good shape.”
“I wanted to win, even in practice.”
“I’m an actor who plays an intriguing character, not a political pundit.”
“It’s not easy to part with the trophies. However, I do need to have some long-term financial security for those close to me.”
“You know growing up in Sweden meant we had a lot of rain when we played tennis. We were taught on clay courts but because of the weather, we had to go indoors a lot.”
“I just hated to lose.”
“I was fascinated by a compelling character embroiled in a controversial topic that told the story from a different point of view.”
“I’m amazed that years after I stopped playing tennis, people still recognize me in restaurants and ask for my autograph.”
“Roger Federer is stylish.”
“When I retired from tennis I wanted to do other things with my life.”

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