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    Please Take A Guess And Vote On Which Legends Are Part Of This Exceptionally Exclusive Club

    Peak 6-year span with a win rate above 70% against both top5 and top10. >70% against top5 >70% against top10
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Seguso, Queen's Club semi-final, 1986

    Jimmy Connors beat Robert Seguso 6-3, 6-4 in the Queen’s Club semi-final, 1986 on grass Connors, the number 1 seed, would go onto lose the final to Tim Mayotte, who beat Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg in previous rounds, via retirement. Seguso would beat Connors in the first round at Wimbledon...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Lendl, Tokyo Indoor final, 1984

    Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-4, 3-6, 6-0 in the Tokyo Indoor final, 1984 on carpet Connors wouldn’t win another title for 4 years and Lendl was the defending champion. The result took the head-to-head to 13-5 in Connors’ favour. He would lose the pair’s remaining 17 matches to end the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Connors, Basel semi-final, 1989

    Stefan Edberg beat Jimmy Connors 6-1, 7-5 in the Basel semi-final, 1989 on indoor hard court Edberg would go onto lose the final to Jim Courier. Connors had won the pair’s most recent meeting at the US Open in straight sets shortly before. Connors would win his next two tournaments in Toulouse...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - McEnroe vs Connors, Philadelphia final, 1982 & Masters round robin, 1981

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in the Philadelphia final, 1982 on carpet It was McEnroe’s first title at the event and he would go onto win the next 3 also. Connors had previously won it 4 times, most recently in 1980 by beating McEnroe in a 5-set final. The 2 would go onto play...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Wilander, Suntory Cup Invitational final, 1986

    Jimmy Connors beat Mats Wilander 6-4, 6-0 in the Suntory Cup Invitational final, 1986 on carpet in Tokyo, Japan It was the last edition of the event and Connors’ record extending fourth title. Wilander was making his first appearance. Ivan Lendl (who had lost to Wilander in the semis) beat...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Connors, Miami final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Jimmy Connors 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the Miami final, 1988 on hard court The tournament was 7 full rounds, all matches best of 5 sets. Wilander was seeded first, Connors second. Wilander had recently won the Australian Open. Connors hadn’t won a title for 4 years Wilander won...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Becker vs Connors, French Open quarter-final, 1987 & Connors vs Edberg, French Open quarter-final, 1985

    Boris Becker beat Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in the French Open quarter-final, 1987 on clay Becker would go onto lose to Mats Wilander in the next round in the first of his eventual 3 semi-finals at the event. This would turn out to be the last of Connors’ 8 quarter-finals at the event Becker...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Gerulaitis, Boca Raton semi-final, 1978

    Jimmy Connors beat Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-4 in the Boca Raton semi-final, 1978 on green clay Connors would go onto lose the final to Bjorn Borg and Gerulaitis would go onto lose the third place play-off match to Brian Gottfried Connors won 61 points, Gerulaitis 45 Gerulaitis serve-volleyed...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Boca Raton final, 1979

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3 in the Boca Raton final, 1979 on green clay This was the third successive year with this final and result. Borg would win the title the follow year also. Borg won $150,000 for the result, Connors half that. John McEnroe (who had lost to Connors in the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Borg, Masters final, 1977

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Masters (Year End Championship) final, 1977 on carpet in New York, USA The tournament was being held in New York for the first time and would remain there until 1989. This would be Connors’ only title at the event, he had earlier also won the...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, San Francisco final, 1982

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-3 in the San Francisco final, 1982 on carpet It was McEnroe’s third title at the event, and his second of the year (the first having come 8 months earlier in January). Connors had recently won the US Open. The two had played the Wimbledon final earlier in...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Connors, Masters semi-final, 1982

    Ivan Lendl beat Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-1 in the Masters (Year End Championship) semi-final, 1982 on carpet in New York, USA Lendl, the defending champion, would go onto win the title, beating John McEnroe in the final. The two had met at the most recent US Open final, with Connors winning Lendl...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Borg, Suntory Cup Invitational final, 1983

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-3, 6-4 in the Suntory Cup Invitational final, 1983 on carpet in Tokyo, Japan Borg was the defending champion. Connors had previously won the event in 1981 and 1982 and would go onto win it again in 1986. The two had met in the inaugural final in 1978, with Borg...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Connors, Cincinnati semi-final, 1987

    Stefan Edberg beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3 in the Cincinnati semi-final, 1987 on hard court Edberg would go onto win the title, beating Boris Becker in the final. Connors had recently reached the semi-final of Wimbledon and would do so at the US Open, both times losing to the eventual winner...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Tanner, Wembley final, 1976

    Jimmy Connors beat Roscoe Tanner 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 in the Wembley final, 1976 on carpet It was the first time the tournament was held since 1971. Connors had recently won the US Open. The two players had met at Wimbledon in the quarter-final earlier in the year with Tanner winning Connors won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon semi-final, 1981

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 0-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1981 on grass Borg would go onto lose the final to John McEnroe. This was Borg’s record 41st straight win at the event, which remains a Slam record. The two had previously played finals in ’77 and ’78 and a...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon semi-final, 1979

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1979 on grass Borg would go onto win the title for the 4th year in a row, beating Roscoe Tanner in the final. Connors had lost to Borg in the final the previous two years Borg won 98 points, Connors 69 Serve Stats...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, Wimbledon semi-final, 1980

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1980 on grass McEnroe would go onto lose the final to Bjorn Borg. The two would meet in the US Open semi shortly after, with McEnroe again winning McEnroe won 137 points, Connors 128 McEnroe...
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    Tri Match Stats/Reports - Vilas vs Connors, Monte Carlo & US Open finals, 1981 & 1977 & Orantes vs Connors, US Open final, 1975

    Jimmy Connors played Guillermo Vilas to 5-5 (0-15, Vilas serving) abandoned in the Monte Carlo final, 1981 on clay The match was called off due to incessant rain. It was Connors' only final at the event. Vilas had been runner-up the previous year and would go onto win the following year...
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    Match Stats/Report - Cash vs Connors, Wimbledon semi-final, 1987

    Pat Cash beat Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1987 on grass Cash would go onto win the title, beating Ivan Lendl in the final. This would turn out to be Connors 11th and last semi at the event. The two had recently met in the Queen's Club semi, with Connors...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Lendl, Wimbledon semi-final, 1984

    Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-7(4), 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1984 on grass Connors would go onto lose to John McEnroe in what would turn out to be his last Slam final. Lendl had recently won his first Slam at the French Open. The two had met at the previous years US Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1977

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1977 on grass Borg was the defending champion and he would go onto to win the next 3 editions also, including with wins over Connors in the following years final and the semi the year after Borg won 155 points...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, San Francisco final, 1986

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 7-6(6), 6-3 in the San Francisco final, 1986 on carpet It was McEnroe's 12 straight win over Connors. Connors would go onto win the next 2 McEnroe won 77 points, Connors 66 McEnroe serve-volleyed off all 1st serves and about half his 2nds (Note: I'm...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs Lendl, US Open finals, 1982 & 1983

    Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open final, 1982 on hard court It was Connors' Open Era record 4th title at the event and he would go onto add a 5th the following year, a mark that has yet to be passed. He had recently won Wimbledon. Lendl was playing the first of...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Connors, Queen's Club final, 1987

    tremendous recap; would like to go re-watch this one on You Tube. I recall Connors playing pretty aggressively...and having his chances. Boris seemed a bit off, but as you say, Connors was clobbering the returns. It was a lot of fun to watch and a reminder of what Connors could do...Boris was...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Lendl vs Connors, US Open semi-finals, 1985 & 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 in the US Open semi-final, 1985 on hard court Lendl would go onto beat John McEnroe in the final to claim his first Slam title. Connors was playing in his 12 consecutive semi at the event - a record for a Slam event. The two had...
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    Stats for 1987 Queen's Final(Becker-Connors)

    Becker d Connors 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4 my stats Becker served at 54%(54 of 105) Connors served at 77%(74 of 96) Becker won 41 of 54 points on 1st serve(76%) He won 20 of 51 on 2nd(39%) Connors won 40 of 74 points on 1st serve(54%) He won 12 of 22 on 2nd(54%) Becker had 28 non...
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    Match Stats/Report - Newcombe vs Connors, Australian Open final, 1975

    John Newcombe beat Jimmy Connors 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7) in the Australian Open final, 1975 on grass It was Newcombe's second Australian Open title and the last of his 5 Open Era Slam titles. Connors was the defending champion, having entered the event for the first time the previous year...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Tanner, Wimbledon semi-final, 1975

    Jimmy Connors beat Roscoe Tanner 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1975 on grass Connors, the defending champion, would go onto lose the final to Arthur Ashe. The following year, Tanner would beat Connors in the quarter-final - the only Slam out of 12 from 1974-1978 that Connors...
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