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Borg bitten while breaking up dogfight, forced to withdraw

Updated: June 11, 2007, 9:32 AM ET
Reuters

LONDON -- Five-time Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg has been forced to pull out of his first grass-court singles match in England for 26 years after being bitten by a dog.

The 51-year-old Swede was scheduled to play in the Liverpool International tennis tournament but organizers said on Sunday that Borg was hurt trying to stop a dogfight at his home in Sweden.

The tournament Web site said Borg's Golden Retriever had been attacked by a German Shepherd and the former French Open champion ...

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