Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Citing Richard Nixon's PRESENCE as U.S. Vice-President to show how BIG and IMPORTANT the match was, with OVER !0 MILLION viewers. The biggest match of the year and the decade in terms of audience. This gives it greater weight.
So I guess the Queens prescence at Wimbledon in 1977 makes Virginia Wade's win there the most important match of 1977 in womens tennis as well then eh?
I didn't realize the prescence of a politician somehow made one match trump a years worth of difference otherwise.