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Leconte Wins Senior Tennis Tourney

June 28, 1998

MARIEHAMN, Finland (AP) _ Henri Leconte captured his first senior tennis event Sunday, beating Bjorn Borg 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 in the final of the Delta Air Lines ATP Senior Tour of Champions.

It was Borg’s second senior circuit final this season and his second loss. John McEnroe beat Borg in the title match in Doha, Qatar, in the season-opening tournament.

In Sunday’s consolation final, former University of Georgia star Mikael Pernfors beat Finland’s Veli Paloheimo 7-5, 6-4.

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