Bjorn Borg vs. Rafael Nadal
Comparison of their achievements
Through 2014 Australian Open
Charts:   ATP Titles
PlayerCountry Birthday Height Weight Plays BH
Bjorn Borg SWEJun 6, 19565' 11" ~ 180 cm160 lb ~ 73 kg Right2H
Rafael Nadal ESPJun 3, 19866' 1" ~ 185 cm188 lb ~ 85kgLeft2H
  1972/2002 1973/2003 1974/2004 1975/2005 1976/2006 1977/2007 1978/2008
  US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US
Bjorn Borg R256 DNP R16 QF R16 R16 W R32 R64 DNP W QF SF DNP QF W F DNP DNP W R16 DNP W W F
Rafael Nadal DNP DNP DNP R32 R64 R32 DNP DNP R64 R16 W R64 R32 DNP W F QF QF W F R16 SF W W SF
  1979/2009 1980/2010 1981/2011 1982/2012 1983/2013 1984/2014
  AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US AO RG WM US
Bjorn Borg DNP W W QF DNP W W F DNP W F F                        
Rafael Nadal W R16 DNP SF QF W W W QF W F F F W R64 DNP DNP W R128 W F      
Title Splits Titles Finals GS YE MS Minor Hcourt Clay Grass Carpet Outdoor Indoor
Bjorn Borg 64 25 11 2 15 36 5 30 6 23 40 24
Rafael Nadal 61 26 13 0 26 22 16 42 3 0 59 2
Surface Splits Career W-LCareer w% HCourt W-LHCourt w% Clay W-LClay w% Grass W-LGrass w% Carpet W-LCarpet w%
Bjorn Borg609-11484.2%122-3279.2%246-3388.2%61-1184.7%180-3882.6%
Rafael Nadal669-13083.7%324-9078.3%293-2193.3%50-1379.4%2-625.0%
Other Splits Out W-LOut w% In W-LIn w% GS W-LGS w% TB W-LTB w% DC W-LDC Champ5-Setters
Bjorn Borg385-6685.4%224-4882.4%141-1789.2%96-7556.1%37-3197524-6
Rafael Nadal606-9986.0%63-3167.0%177-2488.1%171-9763.8%21-12004, 2008, 2009, 201116-5
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#1 weeks
Bjorn Borg     18 3 3 2 3 2 1 1 4       109
Rafael Nadal 811 200 49 51 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 4 1 1 119
Grand Slam Results W F SF QF R16 R32 R64 R128 Played
Bjorn Borg-Australian Open 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Rafael Nadal-Australian Open 1 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 9
Bjorn Borg-Roland Garros 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 8
Rafael Nadal-Roland Garros 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
Bjorn Borg-Wimbledon 5 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 9
Rafael Nadal-Wimbledon 2 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 9
Bjorn Borg-US Open 0 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 10
Rafael Nadal-US Open 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 10
Bjorn Borg-Grand Slams 11 5 1 4 4 1 1 1 28
Rafael Nadal-Grand Slams 13 6 3 4 3 3 4 1 37