A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 30, 1980

What is it like to be the greatest tennis player of our time, perhaps of all time? Sport Writer B. J. Phillips, who did this week's cover story on Bjorn Borg, gained some surprising insights into the life of the Swedish superstar. Phillips spent two weeks with Borg at the French Open in Paris, watching him in action (he won the tournament handily), at practice and at rest. She talked with his fiancée, Mariana Simionescu, a tennis star in her own right, his parents and his coach. She had lengthy sessions with Borg himself, including a round-trip plane ride between Paris...

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