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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...
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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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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs Borg, US Open final, 1978 & semi-final, 1981

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the US Open final, 1978 on hard court It was the first year the tournament had been played at Flushing Meadows and on hard court and this was Connors' 3rd title and 5th consecutive final. He had previously beaten Borg in the final 2 years ago and...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Borg, US Open final, 1976

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(9), 6-4 in the US Open final, 1976 at Forest Hills, NY on green clay It was second of Connors' Open Era record 5 US open title, and he had been runner-up the previous year. Borg, the Wimbledon champion, was playing the first of his 4 finals at the...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1984 on grass McEnroe was the defending champion and playing in his 5th straight final at the event and this would turn out to be his last Wimbledon title and final. For Connors, it was his last Slam final. He had beaten...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1978

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 1978 on grass It was Borg's third title in a row at the venue and he'd beaten Connors in five sets in the previous final. Connors was ranked 1, Borg 3 at the time according to commentary Borg won 105 points, Connors 77 Borg...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Rosewall, Wimbledon & US Open finals, 1974

    Jimmy Connors beat Ken Rosewall 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1974 on grass It was Connors first Wimbledon and second Slam (of his career and of the year) title. For Rosewall, it was his last Wimbledon final - the first having been 20 years earlier as an amateur in 1954 @Moose Malloy...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Noah, La Quinta final, 1984

    Jimmy Connors beat Yannick Noah 6-2, 6-7(7), 6-3 in the La Quinta final, 1984 on hard court Connors was the reigning US Open champion, Noah was the reigning French Open champion Connors won 102 points, Noah 85 (Note: I've semi-guessed a service point from Connors was a first serve and its...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, French Open semi-final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 in the French Open semi-final, 1984 on clay McEnroe would go onto lose the final to Ivan Lendl. He had been unbeaten in the year to date and this is the only time he reached the final at the event McEnroe won 102 points, Connors 72 McEnroe...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, Canadian Open semi-final, 1985

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-3 in the Canadian Open semi-final, 1985 on hard court in Montreal McEnroe was the defending champion and would go onto beat Ivan Lendl in the final. Connors was ranked 4th at the time McEnroe won 62 points, Connors 39 McEnroe serve-volleyed off all but 1...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Connors, Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1985

    Ivan Lendl beat Jimmy Connors 6-0, 4-6, 6-4 in the Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1985 on hard court Lendl would go onto lose the final to John McEnroe, but win the US Open over the same opponent in the final Lendl won 83 points, Connors 69 (Note: I'm missing 1 Lendl service point won by...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, WCT Finals final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 in the WCT Finals final, 1984 on carpet in Dallas, USA McEnroe was the defending champion and would go on to finish the year with a 84-3 record, including titles at Wimbledon and US Open - beating Connors in the final and semi-finals respectively...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Connors, Masters semi-final, 1983

    Ivan Lendl beat Jimmy Connors 6-3, 6-4 in the Masters (Year End Championship/World Tour Finals) semi-final, 1983 on carpet in New York, USA Lendl, the defending champion, would go onto lose the final to John McEnroe. Connors had recently beaten Lendl in the US Open final for the 2rd time in a...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs McEnroe, Toulouse Indoor final, 1989

    Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe 6-3, 6-3 in the Toulouse Indoor final, 1989 on carpet It was the second last meeting between the two players. Connors was ranked 14th at the time, McEnroe 4th Connors won 70 points, McEnroe 54 McEnroe serve-volleyed all but 2 times off first serve and...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Connors, US Open quarter-final, 1989

    Andre Agassi beat Ivan Jimmy Connors 6-1, 4-6, 0-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open quarter-final, 1989 on hard court It was Agassi's first fifth set win, having lost his first 5. He would go onto lose in the next round to Ivan Lendl Agassi won 136 points, Connors 126 (Note: I'm missing 3 Agassi...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Connors, US Open quarter-final, 1988

    Andre Agassi beat Ivan Jimmy Connors 6-2, 7-6(6), 6-1 in the US Open quarter-final, 1988 on hard court Agassi, who was 18, would go onto lose in the semis to Ivan Lendl and finish the year ranked 3 Agassi won 112 points, Connors 83 Serve Stats Agassi... - 1st serve percentage (53/83) 64% -...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Edberg, US Open fourth round, 1989

    Jimmy Connors beat Stefan Edberg 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the US Open fourth round, 1989 on hard court Edberg had been runner-up at the French and Wimbledon that year and would go onto win the Masters. Connors would lose to Andre Agassi in the next round Connors won 89 points, Edberg 57.... Connors...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Borg, Richmond Indoor exhibition 1982

    Jimmy Connors beat Bjorn Borg 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 in an indoor exhibition match in Richmond, Virginia, 1982 on carpet Connors had just recently won Wimbledon while Borg had been off the tour for virtually the year Connors won 120 points, Borg 118 (Note: I'm missing an unknown number of points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Leconte, Memphis Indoor final 1984

    Jimmy Connors beat Henri Leconte 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the Memphis Indoor final, 1984 on carpet It was Connors' 4th title at the venue Connors won 93 points, Leconte 82 (Note: I'm missing one Connors service point, won by Connors) Serve Stats Connors... - 1st serve percentage (53/75) 71% - 1st...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs McEnroe, Queens Club finals '82 & '83

    In 1982, Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe 7-5, 6-3 in the Queens Club final on grass Connors would go onto beat McEnroe in the final of the upcoming Wimbledon also Connors won 68 points, McEnroe 57 Connors serve-volleyed off almost all his first serves and rarely off second. McEnroe...
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    Karlovic oldest man since Connors to make semifinal.

    Jimbo was 40 at the 93 San Francisco tournament when he accomplished the feat. Karlovic still 39. Connors also made Halle Quarters at 42. Ivo needed to win 3 matches to get this far so all credit. He'll climb into the Top 80 now with a very real chance in his semifinal he would be oldest man...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs McEnroe, Las Vegas semifinal, 1979

    Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe 7-5, 6-4 in the semi-final of the Alan King tournament in Las Vegas on a hardcourt It took the head-to-head between the two men to 6-1 in Connors favour, with McEnroe's only win having come when Connors was forced to retire. Connors would go on to lose the final...
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