Originally Posted by Devilito
Connor’s run in 91 was all competitiveness and will to win. His tennis skills had zero impact on those results.
that just might be a slight exaggeration.....I'd say his heart and competitive nature brought out the skills he had left at that point in his career, if anything....
"Fierce" competitor implies something overt, not under the surface. so people like Connors, Serena and Nadal would be obvious picks. We know that there were some "fiercely quiet" competitors, Borg, Evert, Sampras, Fed, etc.