“Bjorn Borg caused a stir at Wimbledon one year; these women were screaming in the stands”—Chris Evert’s former spouse on the rise in popularity of the Swede

Lloyd remembered the frenetic scene at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, where scores of attractive young ladies yelled out for the charming Swede.

Bjorn Borg, the former World No. 1 ranked player, is the only individual in Open Era history to have won 11 Grand Slam singles championships. Among his achievements are six French Open championships and an unheard-of five straight Wimbledon victories from 1974 to 1981.

1981.Lloyd talked about how Borg made a big impression at Wimbledon even though there was no internet or cell phone service back then in the latest episode of the “Rock n Roll Tennis” podcast.

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