Bjorn Borg defeated John McEnroe 6-3, 6-4 to win the $175,000 Stockholm Open.
Ivan Lendl beat Brian Teacher 6-7, 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 to win the $75,000 Taipei tennis championships.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: To manage the Texas Rangers, DON ZIMMER, 49, whose record as skipper of the Padres (1972-73) and Red Sox (1976-80) was 525-404.
NAMED: Winner of the American League Cy Young award, Baltimore Righthander STEVE STONE, 33, who led the majors with 25 victories and had a 3.23 ERA.
RETIRED: Two-time All-Pro Running Back OTIS ARMSTRONG, 30, who led the NFL with 1,407 yards rushing in 1974 and finished with 4,413 yards in eight seasons, all with Denver. Bronco team doctors advised him to quit after they found he has a spinal disorder.
SIGNED: By Atlanta, to a five-year contract paying $2.5 million, free-agent Outfielder CLAUDELL WASHINGTON, 26, who hit .289 with the White Sox and .275 with the Mets last season.
DIED: Former world water-speed record-holder (1967-78) LEE TAYLOR, 46, whose boat disintegrated as he tried to break Ken Warby's 1978 record of 317.6 mph, on Lake Tahoe in Nevada (page 30).