Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Rosewall had a very economical energy expenditure, it was the big hitters who got tired on clay.
In 1976, TWO YEARS after the Forest Hills loss to Connors, Rosewall gave him a tough 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 final on clay in California, a much tougher match, and Rosewall was not the least bit tired at the end.
Dan, I agree that Rosewall's game was very economic.
I believe you err regarding a 1976 Connors/Rosewall match on clay in California with that result. Please explain that match. I only know that Connors beat Rosewall in the 1976 Las Vergas event 6-1,6-3.