Evonne vs Virginia Wade

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  1. BTURNER

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    Played in '77, just for the record.

    New York Times:

    Also, ABC has Goolagong leading the rivalry 22-7, coming into the match, though the Times has 15-7.
     
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    I was impressed with Wade groundies in these clips. I had no idea she could sustain rallies fromt he back and put that kind of power on her shots.
     
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    I like the physical effort she seems to be putting into her shots -- quite different from (not better than) Evonne's apparently effortless style.

    So this was the third straight year they met at Hilton Head. I hope TC airs the match from '75 that ended in a third-set tiebreak. I have the best point at the start of this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1x2hsNfFQs.
     
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    one hell of a point that. That must be the point to which Pancho refered in the 78 final as one of the best he ever saw!
     
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    Ah, that must be it -- if there had ever been a '78 final. :)
     
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    Classy ladies, a rarity these days.
     

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