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Old 04-14-2012, 03:48 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
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.
Ashe apparently asked Connors to join the ATP and boycott with them, but Connors refused. Borg wasn't an ATP member at that time. Nastase was an ATP member and decided to play Wimbledon, despite the ATP boycotting, saying that he didn't want to go against the Romanian tennis authorities. The ATP later fined Nastase, Taylor and Keldie for their strikebreaking actions.

By the way, kiki, Taylor did face Kodes at 1973 Wimbledon. Kodes beat Taylor 8-9, 9-7, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 in the semi finals. Kodes had an easier time in the final against Metreveli, winning 6-1, 9-8, 6-3.

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