Originally Posted by Ramon
Lendl won their 1984 US Open semi. That was surely one of the most heartbreaking losses of Cash's career. Lendl's hail mary topspin lob on match point against him was a defining moment that showed he had the champion's edge, kind of like Michael Phelps' win in the 100m Butterfly at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
That was good year for Lendl, the start of his peak years...I remember that match, I left for a while after the first set and came back to watch the last set...that single shot put the topspin lob on the map as an attacking shot! I foolishly left again to miss the rest of super Saturday....
I think Cash was the last singles slam winner to use a metal racket, that sweet prince Titanium Pro