Category: Tennis and Racquet sports - Antique
Giant Donnay Borg Pro Tennis Racket.
An unusual oversized tennis racket for shop display. The racket is a Donnay 'Borg Pro' Tennis Racket made in Taiwan. There is a couple of shop labels for 'Dany-Sport, Gravenchon, France' stuck on the racket. The racket does have chipping to the paint work but is a nice display piece.
Bjorn Borg is a former World No.1 tennis player considered by many to be one of the greatest all time player. Born in Sweden in 1956, he won 11 Grand Slam single titles from 1974 to 1981, won Wimbledon five times and the French Open six times.
Donnay were a Belgian company and Bjorn Borg was there most famous endorser. He began playing with Donnay rackets in 1975. He played with the legendary Donnay Allwood racket that was unveiled in 1976, wining four Wimbledon titles with it. Then in 1980 with the new Borg Pro he won his fifth and last title.