Originally Posted by Mustard
You're right. Connors beat Kodes 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-8, 6-3 in the quarter finals of 1974 Wimbledon. Connors then beat Stockton and Rosewall to take the title.
Except Borg and Laver, Kodes put the other top players to the limit.
" And when the bullied american saved his three death penalties, the steeled arm of the young swede began to shiver like it never did before"