Originally Posted by borg number one
Connors wasn't a great volleyer either, but he liked to take his opportunities. Against Borg, at times he felt that it was his only shot, as Borg could prevail on the majority of baseline rallies and Borg developed into a better server. I'd give Borg the edge as a volleyer on clay only. Overall, I wouldn't put either Borg or Connors in a top 25 list for volleyers.
Itīs true that, from 1979 to 1981, Borg owned Connors from the backcourt, while before they were about even and Connors deep approach shots often favoured him ( see US Open 1975 Sf and 1976 F, both on slow clay)