Who Won the 1978
Wimbledon Mens Singles

Bjorn Borg

Jimmy Connors

6-2, 6-2, 6-3

1977 Wimbledon Mens Singles Winner
1979  Winner

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1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Winner Bjorn Borg News

Mellower Now, John McEnroe Wants Today's Players To Get Mad

CBS Detroit
While he says he's always had a good relationship with Bjorn Borg, whom he considers probably his greatest rival, the hatred of losing to Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl lasted from the center court at Grand Slams to the locker room during senior exhibitions.




1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Winner Bjorn Borg News

Tennis: Serve-and-volley a lost art as grass loses its menace

Reuters
... preferring to build pressure. It's a far cry from the 1980s and 1990s when serve-and-volley kings such as John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker, Pat Cash and Pete Sampras ruled on a Centre Court surface that, after two weeks, resembled straw and dust.

1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Winner Bjorn Borg News

Dr D's column: When tennis champs go bust

Economic Times
Your predicament mirrors that of Bjorn Borg, another Wimbledon legend who's bankrupt. All of us, no matter how big their serve or how many their freckles, must respect the wisdom of spending less than we earn. You don't seem to understand it. And so it ...

1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Winner Bjorn Borg News

McEnroe: 'When Bjorn walked away from the sport it left a hole in my life.'

The Times (subscription)
People think Bjorn Borg and I are polar opposites; in some ways we are. That's what made our rivalry so special. It was so intense that people often misremember and think that it carried on for years. But we only played 14 times, and all between 1978 ...

Jimmy Connors News

1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Loser Jimmy Connors News

Week-long Wimbledon Marathon on ESPN Classic Begins Today

ESPN MediaZone
The oldest Gentlemen's match is the 1977 Gentlemen's Championships, Bjorn Borg vs. Jimmy Connors, June 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and July 1 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; the oldest Ladies' match is the 1982 Ladies' Championships, Martina Navratilova vs.

1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Loser Jimmy Connors News

Tennis gives numbers

Tennis World
92 - Career-titles won by Federer, who gets closer more and more to Ivan Lendl (94), while is still far away from Jimmy Connors (109). 16 - Grass-court titles by Federer. In this special list he is first, ahead of Sampras (10) and Connors (9). 140 ...



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1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Loser Jimmy Connors News

Mellower now, John McEnroe wants today's players to get mad ...

Tennis Magazine
Not the kind of racket-smashing, profanity-flying tantrums he threw as a player, when he could go from the sport's best player to its baddest boy in the same ...



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1978 Wimbledon Mens Singles Loser Jimmy Connors News

Federer thumps Zverev for historic ninth title in Halle

FanRag Sports (blog)
The title gives him 92 overall, two shy of Ivan Lendl for second-most in the Open Era (Jimmy Connors holds the record with 109). As for this season alone, Federer matches Rafael Nadal with four titles, with exactly the same distribution: a Grand Slam ...



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