Originally Posted by Mustard
Taylor shouldn't have been playing 1973 Wimbledon anyway. He was one of the three members of the ATP who refused to boycott, along with Nastase and Keldie. How apt that they all fell flat on their faces in the singles, although Nastase won the doubles with Connors.
lots of politics back then, the most controversial era might well be 1970-1980 and that boycott is certainly one of its peaks.
it would be very interesting to discuss who should be playing and who shouldnīt.Taylor was a british player and he had been already deprived playing Wimbledon since he was a WCT player.
Why did Borg,Nastase not follow the boycott?.For Connors, he was not an ATP memember and he was fighting ATPīs weight in the game.