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Borg spends birthday extolling Nadal

Rafael Nadal is one match away from joining Bjorn Borg as the only players to win four straight French Open titles. And the great Swede believes much more is to come.

Updated: June 6, 2008, 5:34 PM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

How did Bjorn Borg, a record six-time French Open champion, celebrate his 52nd birthday on Friday?

He spent the afternoon watching Rafael Nadal working toward his quest to become the first man since the Swedish superstar to score four successive French Open titles, which he accomplished between 1978 and 1981.

After Nadal nailed down a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (3) semifinal win over reigning Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, Borg expressed only admiration for the Spanish sensation ...

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