Originally Posted by boredone3456
Its sad, given their stats against each other on clay that year, they had some good matches, that their was no match to be had at the french between them. However, even though Borg had some wins over Vilas that year, Vilas was the superior clay courter of the two overall I think, had Borg been able to play and win the french, you could probably then make the argument otherwise, but seeing as we can only speculate on that Vilas was superior that year.
Absurd. Borg's red clay record was a spotless 22-0 that year. Vilas was definitely the second best player that year on clay and took advantage of Borg's absence from RG due to WTT commitments.