Originally Posted by tudwell
I think the issue is people want the number one ranking to reflect the best player of the year and sometimes use the terms synonymously, so when the ask, "Was Borg the real number one of 1978?" what they are really saying is, "Was Borg the best player in 1978?"
Well in that case people need to be clearer. The thread clearly said "no.1 ranking". Connors achievement of being ranked no.1 at the end of 5 years in a row in the 1970's is an amazing one, and not getting the respect it deserves it seems. I will start a thread tomorrow to make up for this.