Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Wimbledon 2019: Borg v. McEnroe




Wimbledon 2019

July 1 - July 14, 2019

It's that time of the year again and Wimbledon is in full swing with the finals coming up this weekend!!! Nick Gould sent in this great photo of Gold Legend, Jack Nicklaus attending Wimbledon 2019 while wearing a yellow gold Day-Date with a black dial.



Borg v. McEnroe

1980 Wimbledon




The rivalry between John McEnroe and Björn Borg is one of the greatest in history. Rolex just debuted this really cool video so I thought it would be great to share a little more detail on their relationship.


In the photo below taken back in the early 1980s, we see Björn Borg and John McEnroe and they are both wearing Rolex Datejust watches.


In the photo below from 1980, we see André Heiniger with legendary tennis star Bjorn Borg on June 11. On the evening of Men's singles finals at Wimbledon. The 1980 Wimbledon Men's final match was between Björn Borg and John McEnroe was a dramatic struggle which went on for a long time with Borg prevailing. This amazing photo appears courtesy of SC3.







...Rolex Presents...

The Spirit Of Wimbledon
Four Part Series 
Wimbledon from 1877 to 2011

Rolex is the primary sponsor of the Wimbledon Tennis tournament, as well as being the official timekeeper. Rolex recently released this amazing four-part documentary on the history of Wimbledon and it is amazing!!!








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