Originally Posted by Xavier G
Yeah, Lendl was thumping Mac in 1982, but McEnroe turned it around in 83 and one of the big wins was the classic 83 WCT Final in Dallas which Mac win in 5 sets. It could have gone either way really and of course, that disputed shot out wide by McEnroe was a big talking point. Those guys hated losing to each other back then!
Lendl had knocked Mac down with a forehand in Dallas the previous year ('82): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-8lPjgW2YY