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Old 11-07-2007, 10:49 AM   #1
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Default Some stats for 1975 Australian Open final

Newcombe d. Connors 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9-7)


Newcombe had 17 aces and 7 doubles.

Connors had 4 aces and 1 double (an intentional double-fault, to make up in part for an ace he got on a controversial call).


Newcombe made 35 clean winners: 7 forehands, 6 backhands, 8 forehand volleys, 6 backhand volleys, and 8 smashes.

Connors made 44 clean winners: 2 forehands, 15 backhands, 11 forehand volleys, 10 backhand volleys, and 6 smashes.


The difference between them was clearly the serve -- even given Connors' greater return of service. They each hit 8 return winners.

Last edited by krosero : 11-01-2011 at 07:54 PM. Reason: slight corrections
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