Originally Posted by Gonzalito17
TMF I think bagels in practice does mean a lot, Borg was probably exerting at around 75% and he still bageled the entire team. You have to think the Romanians were fighting their hearts out there for that one game and they couldn't get it. No tennis player wants to be bageled in a live pro match or a practice set.
I think Borg defeated Ilie Nastase 6-3 6-0 6-0 in actual Davis Cup play. I think Nastase is a decent player for Romania, even at an older age.
Edit-It was in 1979 when Nastase would be 33 but he was still I believe top 20 or 25.