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Old 10-03-2012, 08:43 PM   #10
krosero
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Originally Posted by Mustard View Post
Yes, von Cramm double bagelled Perry in the 1936 French Championships final, although it went 5 sets (6-0, 2-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-0), but then Perry absolutely pummelled von Cramm in the 1936 Wimbledon final with what I think was the most one-sided scoreline in a major final ever (6-1, 6-1, 6-0) along with Connors vs. Rosewall (6-1, 6-0, 6-1) in the 1974 US Open final.
That was the match in which von Cramm strained a thigh muscle in the second game and could barely move afterwards. In the first game he had pushed Perry to 9 deuces, a good start.
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