Rainy Day Wimbledon matches

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  1. Ronaldo

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    With the day a wash-out, what matches from back in the day would you show ala when HBO covered Wimbledon? Want to see the 1977 Borg/Gerulaitis semi again, IMHO best grasscourt match ever.
     
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  2. PureCarlosMoyaDrive

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    I already posted somewhere else, but how bout Pete Sampras highlights (think 1999 final or 1998 final). You got the changing of the guard (fed def. sampras), and then all the old mcenroe, connors, etc. era.
     
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  3. Feña14

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    Today the BBC showed us:

    1976-80 Borg finals (including the TIE-BREAK)
    1981 Mac Final
    1992 Agassi V Ivanesevic

    And a couple of short films on Borg including the 1977 Borg V Gerulaitis semi final of 1977.

    Please let the rain continue! :D

    -Liam
     
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  4. Ronaldo

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    Guess with ESPN, forced to just PLAY tennis for 3 hrs, eh?
     
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  5. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Ack, ESPN showing last years Williams' final. A better match would have been the Roddick-Federer semi.
     
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  6. PureCarlosMoyaDrive

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    But that would show the poster boy, the "best tennis player in the world" losing, which isn't possible according to ESPN. That match would be great to see again though.
     
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