Originally Posted by Limpinhitter
Both were competent volleyers who knew how to finish points at the net. I think Connors came in more often because his brutal groundies drew weak shots and he was naturally more aggressive than Borg. Borg, typically, was content to allow his opponent to be aggressive and to come in where Borg would pass them with the best arsenal of passing shots ever seen.
I think so, either.While Borg was never afraid to come to the net - ohˇ holly jesusˇ I´m an old timer that never follows up MODERN tennis- , Connors had a more complete net game, even if both were never net players like Vitas, Ashe,Nasty or Mc Enroe, to name a few of their generation