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Old 07-25-2012, 08:39 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by 5555 View Post
I have got proof that it's generally agreed that Borg was the real No. 1 in 1977:
"But even though World Tennis magazine declared Vilas No. 1 for the year, most other authorities disagreed and bestowed that mythical honor on Borg.” The Bud Collins History of Tennis An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book
Originally Posted by Mustard View Post
It's obvious that Vilas had the best results over the whole season. That is undeniable. 1977 Borg cannot compete with 16 tournaments wins, 2 majors (plus another major final), a 53 match clay-court winning streak and a 46 match winning streak. Borg just didn't have the activity needed, nor the number of major wins.
Originally Posted by hoodjem View Post
It would seem that there is little "general agreement" here.
Like I said . . . .
In the end, the aggressive all-court player always has the advantage against a power-bashing baseliner.

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