Originally Posted by sandy mayer
Connors was renowned for his footwork. Once they found he moved his feet 27 times in 1 shot which didn't require him to move!!! His footwork was a huge factor in his brilliant return. Connors was very fast, but not Borg/Nadal/Chang fast. But his footwork (which isn't the same thing as speed) is in my view the greatest ever, and easily too.
I completely agree. Put a Connors hardcourt match in the VCR or DVD player and just sit back and close your eyes and listen to the constant noise that his tennis shoes make from all the minor little adjustments.