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Old 11-24-2012, 08:21 PM   #60
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Originally Posted by abmk View Post
Borg's versatility in winning RG/wimbledon back to back thrice when surfaces were more different than they are now is a major plus ...

just as nadal winning all 4 slams is for him ....
Yes Rafa's career Slam is a plus. But Borg's "Channel Slams" are more impressive than Nadal's, not just because he won 3 and Rafa 2, but because Borg's involved doing something unheard of today: winning RG from the baseline and winning Wimbledon with regular, frequent SV (even if not the SV-on-all-serves of the past). Increasingly this is becoming one of Borg's most appreciated accomplishments, even more so than his 5 straight Wimbledons which used to be his "calling card."

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