Represented Sweden in the 1972 Davis Cup at age 15. Won his first title at the Italian Open in 1974, and won the French Open in the same year. Won his first Wimbledon title at age 20. Won 11 Grand Slam titles, with five consecutive wins at Wimbledon, and six wins in the French Open. From 1978 to 1980, won Wimbledon and the French Open all three years. Retired in 1983 at age 26. Chosen for the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987. In 1989, made headlines with rumors of a drug overdose, which he claimed was a reaction to food poisoning and sleeping pills. Attempted a comeback in the 1990s. Started the Bjorn Borg fashion label, which went bankrupt, but has come back as a success. Auctioned off his Wimbledon trophies in 2006, but bought them back at the urging of John McEnroe. Once named one of sports' most superstitious athletes for his ritual of growing a "lucky beard" for Wimbledon competition.