Originally Posted by krosero
I'll take Federer on red clay (and okay, blue clay, if I must) .... but I'm really not sure Federer would have beaten Connors on Har-Tru clay, as he played in the '76 USO final. If Connors could beat Borg there, and Borg was already twice a winner at RG (still a level below the claycourter he would become, but obviously a Slam-winning level) ... I'm not sure Federer is better. That one looks close.
it would probably be close on har-tru ... But connors did lose to orantes the year before he beat borg and to vilas the year after
but has fed even played on har-tru ? I don't think so ..
I did mention "surface that both played on" ...