Originally Posted by krosero
McEnroe d. Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3
McEnroe hit four volley winners to hold at 2-4 in the third set and then four winners from the baseline to break: 8 winners in 11 points. That could have been the most brilliant pair of games he ever played.
This was the end as far as Borg was concerned. Nearly losing Wimby in '80, losing the '80 Open, losing '81 Wimby in 4, and then Mcenroe played this game, it was like he saw the writing on the wall, and did not want to see the finish.