Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
It was televised, but might have been 1977.
Dan, I doubt also that such a Californian match was played in 1977. The British World Tennis yearbook does not mention it.
But there was a Sydney match where Connors has won 7-5,6-4,6-2 where Muscles gave a magnificent performance, as John Thirsk wrote. Maybe you confused these two matches.