#flashbackfriday Johan Kriek and Bjorn Borg’s friendship goes way back. The two tennis greats met for the first time when they were just teenagers. A lot of people remember their epic 1980 US Open semi-final, which Johan led 2 sets to 0 before losing to Bjorn in 5 sets. This week Johan and Bjorn are reunited at the 2014 Necker Cup. Pictures on the bottom are from this weeks Necker Cup. Picture on bottom left: Bjorn & Patricia Borg with Johan & Daga Kriek taken 3 days ago at the opening Necker Party. Bottom right: Bjorn & Johan at 2014 Necker Cup as well.
The 2014 Necker Cup has officially begun with last night’s party on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. The guest list included Sir Richard Branson and his family, as well a number of tennis greats and their families featuring the following players: Johan Kriek and his longtime friend Bjorn Borg, Brad Gilbert, Kim Clijsters, Mike Bryan, Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil, Michael Russell, Dominic Inglot, Jamie Murray, Marion Bartoli and others.
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#tbt World’s most exclusive Pro-Am Tennis Event is only a few days away, the Necker Cup on Sir Richard Branson’s private Necker Island. Here are some of Johan and Daga Kriek’s private pictures from 2013 Necker Cup featuring world’s biggest tennis stars as well as little Kristian and Karolina Kriek. Besides Johan Kriek other players and celebrities featured on the pictures include: Rafael Nadal, Mike Bryan, Boris & Lilly Becker, Sorana Cirstea & Ana Ivanovic, Sir Richard Branson, Jimmy Buffett, Martina Navratilova, Petra Kvitova, Marion Bartoli, Stefan Edberd and Kevin Anderson. For more information on how to participate in this exclusive tennis event email us at email@example.com.