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Old 03-31-2012, 07:20 AM   #21
jean pierre
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Wilander was a smart guy who knew how to become a nightmare for guys like Vilas, Lendl and Connors.In the case of Connors, he even owned him at Jimmy´s favourite hard courts like Cincinatti...
Vilas beated Wilander easily in Madrid 82. A few weeks later, he played against him in FO final, leaded 6/1 ans set point on tie-break of the second set. He lost the second set, the match, and lost 6 or 7 times consecutively against Wilander without winning a set. He was very unlucky in this FO final : if he won the second set, he would have won the match.
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