Originally Posted by kiki
I think the last good era for english tennis were the 70 with slammers in 3!'! women champs like Wade,Barker,Jones plus top male like Taylor,Mottram,Cox and AO finalist John Lloyd
Uk last won the Wightmam Cup in the 70 and last made DC final in the 70
Possibly the 60s were stronger for the women? We certainly won the Wightman Cup in 78- came down to final doubles with wade/barker edging evert/shriver.
She’s the most competitive athlete I’ve ever played against, without any question.”-BJK on Evert, 1987