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Borg, Björn 1956-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 174 publications in 8 languages and 2,479 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: GV994.B65, 796.3420924
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Most widely held works about Björn Borg
 
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Most widely held works by Björn Borg
My guide to better tennis by Björn Borg( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Finnish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tennis to win ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn all the stages that go into building a tennis pro from the basic to advanced techniques
Wimbledon classic matches ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Wimbledon Championships moved into the eighties, fans were greeted by one of the most memorable Gentlemen's Singles Final's event ever. 1980 saw Sweden's Bjorn Borg face the promising 21-year-old American, John McEnroe. Borg had four Wimbledon titles under his belt and was the favorite. McEnroe however had shown his potential two years earlier, reaching the semi-final from the qualifying stages. Borg remained calm and composed, while McEnroe was openly emotional and determined
My life and game by Björn Borg( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tennis to win, vol. I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic match Borg vs. McEnroe 1981 final ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There have been numerous classic encounters during The Wimbledon Championships, none more so than the 1981 Men's Final match between John McEnroe and Björn Borg. There could not have been two more contrasting characters. McEnroe was renowned for his temper tantrums and Borg for his ice-cool and reserved calm. Borg and McEnroe battled it out, pushing their levels of physical and mental endurance to the limit in this dramatic 4 set showdown
Legends of Wimbledon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film portrait of the player regarded by many observers and tennis players as the greatest in the sport's history, Bjorn Borg, and his appearances at Wimbledon. Borg became fascinated with tennis early in life, and was the first 'rock star' of Centre Court. It was his win over Ilie Năstase-without losing a set-in the 1976 final, becoming the youngest male Wimbledon champion of the modern era at age 20, that led to his five year reign as Wimbledon singles champion. Borg retired from the game at the age of 26, with more Grand Slam, French Open, and Wimbledon singles titles than any other player in the open era
Wimbledon classic finals ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wimbledon is more than just a tournament, its more than the players, its more than the stadiums and prize money, it's a tournament that transcends the game. Champions come and go, but Wimbledon remains, ready to test the next generation. This Wimbledon collection showcases ten of the greatest ever grand slam finals from Borg and McEnroe to the modern epic between Federer and Nadal
Tennis to win, vol. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gagner" by Björn Borg( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tennis lessons with Björn Borg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Björn Borg : seine Siege, sein Leben, seine Antworten auf die Fragen seiner Fans ; Interview mit dem Tennisweltmeister by Björn Borg( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tennis, Biographie, Tennisspieler, Schweden, Interview
Till hundra procent by Björn Borg( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Björn Borg story by Björn Borg( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mind of a leader II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seventh chapter of The art of war addresses the idea of maneuvering, stating that a wise leader practices deception when necessary. This program looks at the concept of deceit as it relates to spreading rumors and attacking competitors in the press. With music producer Tony Visconti (U2, David Bowie), who notes the publicity value of public feuds, and Michael Dukakis, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Jim Buckmaster, Katie Ford, Philip Kotler, Björn Borg, and Larry Flynt
Revers by Björn Borg( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic match Borg vs. McEnroe 1980 final ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Wimbledon Championships moved into the eighties, fans were greeted by one of the most memorable Gentlemen's Singles Final's event ever. 1980 saw Sweden's Bjorn Borg face the promising 21-year-old American, John McEnroe. Borg had four Wimbledon titles under his belt and was the favorite. McEnroe however had shown his potential two years earlier, reaching the semi-final from the qualifying stages. Borg remained calm and composed, while McEnroe was openly emotional and determined
La mia vita, il mio tennis : raccontati a Gene Scott by Björn Borg( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hundrede procent by Björn Borg( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wimbledon film collection 1975-1984 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wimbledon is more than just a tournament, it's more than the players, it's more than the grass courts and prize money... It's a tournament that transcends the game. Champions come and go, but Wimbledon remains, ready to test the next generation. This showcases ten years of Championships from 1975 to 1984. From the dominance of Bjorn Borg in the mid to late 70's to the reign of John McEnroe in 1981, this epic struggle paved the way for a new rivalry between McEnroe and Connors. This conflict was at times fiery and set the standard in Men's Tennis for years to come"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
ボルグ, ビヨン
Languages
English (64)
French (9)
German (8)
Swedish (6)
Finnish (4)
Chinese (3)
Italian (3)
Danish (2)
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