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Old 07-11-2013, 05:35 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by Terry Tibbs View Post
Don't see how he could have come close twice when he only reached one final?
He had 2 match points on his own serve. A 2 set lead. He was up a break 4 times in the 5th set and served for it twice.

He's the only guy in the open era to reach match point in a final without winning, he was unquestionably closer than anyone else on that list to winning a major without actually winning one, on account of being inches away from not being in contention for this poll at all.
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