Originally Posted by zagor
Yes, because winning FO from the baseline and then completely changing your playing style to win on lightning fast grass few weeks later takes no talent at all.
Are you serious? Borg was one of if not the most adaptable player that ever lived, that's enough of a testament to his talent in itself.
I'm well aware of Borg's phenomenal RG-W achievements, and I have watched some of the highlights. I don't think he "completely changed his style" - yes he improved his serve a bit and occasionally came to the net. But he didn't suddenly go from being Vilas at RG to being Edberg at W.
Certainly many players of his era had more skill, most notably McEnroe.
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