Originally Posted by borg number one
I recall that after the epic '81 final, the commentator said something like..Bjorn Borg now has an "absolutely unique place in the history of the Game" (referring to his five titles in a row). Also, he said that he was "King of the world of tennis without a doubt..."an absolutely monumental place in the Game".
Yes. Those comments were made by Dan Maskell after the 1980 Wimbledon final, Borg's fifth Wimbledon title in a row. Maskell had said it was one of the most dramatic matches that he had ever seen, and considering that he had been involved in the tennis world for about 6 decades by that point (since he was a kid), that is saying something. He carried on commentating until the end of 1991 Wimbledon, when he was 83 years old.