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.


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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