Precocious Borg captivated public with robotic demeanor, lethal game

He'd saunter onto the court with his long locks, headband and ice-cool demeanor. The ladies cherished him, while his modern strokes transcended the game. Bjorn Borg was a rock star with a racket. By age 26, he was one of the greatest of all time, winning 11 Grand Slam titles.

Updated: May 8, 2008, 11:35 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

In April, ESPN.com asked you, the users, to name tennis' greatest living legends. On May 5, we began rolling out your top five in ascending order, beginning with the "Rocket" Rod Laver at No. 5. The remaining legends will be presented each day, until No. 1 is revealed on Friday, May 9.

The scenario seems almost unfathomable nowadays in tennis: Hundreds of girls screaming with envy watching a match, flooding the court when proceedings ended in an effort to simply touch their ...

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