Originally Posted by CEvertFan
Even in '88 she played a hell of a semi against Navratilova finally losing 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 on a questionable line call when match point down. I always wondered, just for the heck of it, if they could use modern tech to figure out whether or not that forehand crosscourt pass on the run by Evert that hit the tape was indeed out or did it just catch the line - on slow-mo replay I could see a bit of chalk fly up.
I've thought the same thing- it would be really good to finally know. Although the players might prefer otherwise given their friendship.
It's the only time I've seen:
1) Evert not shake hands with the umpire
2) Evert throw her racket down
3) a wimbledon crowd boo the result
In my mind she was robbed
But it is what it is.........