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Old 01-21-2010, 06:17 PM   #74
krosero
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Once I recall a graphic being put up at Wimbledon....it said something about the max speed of the a current player (might have been Sampras), and then (and, I'm going by memory here, maybe one of you remembers...) I believe it gave rather low numbers to Borg and Laver. (low like 100ish mph!) I remember Mcenroe balking a bit, and saying something to the effect of "well Laver wasn't too tall, but I think Borg actually did a better than that....people forget how big he could serve..."
Yes I remember that moment too. For some reason I have the number 109 in my head, something like "Borg served harder than 109, I'll tell you that much." I think this was several years ago (possibly 2001?)
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