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Old 08-03-2012, 07:31 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Paul Murphy View Post
I got the impression that Connors may have hated losing to Lendl more than anyone else.
They really didn't care for each other in the least.
I remember Connors being disgusted (rightly) at Lendl's tank in a Masters to ensure he avoided playing Borg.
Connors wasn't backward in saying what he thought.
" Chicken"....

BTW, a classic moment was when Connors and Lendl exchanged words during their 1984 Wimbledon semi...great show from Connors, and acid humour from Ivan, too.Unpossible to find it nowadays.
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