Originally Posted by timnz
I think he deserves the most credit of all the people I have listed with regard to trying to fill that gap in his CV. I think he tried harder than anyone. He made 5 Wimbledon Semi's and 2 Finals through sheer hard work and dedication and focus. If he had todays slow Wimbledon then, he surely would have broken through.
I don't think he would have won Wimbledon in any era, personally. Lendl had tough 5-setters almost every year that he managed to win, in order to get as far as he did every year. With the exception of 1990 Queen's Club, I don't think he looked comfortable at all on grass.