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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs McEnroe, Antwerp Indoors Invitational final, 1985

    Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-2 in the Antwerp Indoors Invitational final, 1985 on hard court It was Lendl's third title in year years at the event, which allowed him to permanently keep the trophy - a golden racquet studded with 1,400 diamonds worth 1 million dollars. Lendl...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Becker, Antwerp Indoors Invitational semi-final, 1985

    John McEnroe beat Boris Becker 6-3, 6-4 in the Antwerp Indoors Invitational semi-final, 1985 on hard court It was the second meeting between the two players and the first since Becker became a Wimbledon champion. McEnroe would go on to lose the final to Ivan Lendl McEnroe won 63 points, Becker...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs McEnroe, Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1986

    Boris Becker beat John McEnroe 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(8) in the Stratton Mountain semi-final, 1986 on hard court Becker had recently won his second Wimbledon title and would go onto lose the final to Ivan Lendl. McEnroe, the defending champion, was playing his first tournament of the season after a...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Lendl, Canadian Open final, 1985

    John McEnroe beat Ivan Lendl 7-5, 6-3 in the Canadian Open final, 1985 on hard court in Montreal McEnroe had also beaten Lendl to win the Stratton Mountain title a tournament ago. The two would meet once more at the US Open final, where Lendl would triumph McEnroe won 75 points, Lendl 62...
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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 - 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 - 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 - McEnroe vs Gerulaitis, Forest Hills final, 1983

    John McEnroe beat Vitas Gerulaitis 6-3, 7-5 in the Forest Hills final, 1983 on green clay McEnroe would defend his title next year beating Ivan Lendl in the final McEnroe won 75 points, Gerulaitis 58 Serve Stats McEnroe... - 1st serve percentage (27/68) 40% - 1st serve points won (19/27) 70%...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs McEnroe, Rotterdam Indoor final, 1987

    Stefan Edberg beat John McEnroe 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the Rotterdam Indoor final, 1987 on carpet Edberg had recently won his second Australian Open title and would go onto finish the year ranked number 2 Edberg won 93 points, McEnroe 73 Edberg serve-volleyed off all but 5 first serves and more...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - McEnroe vs Wilander, Masters semi-finals, 1984 & 1983

    John McEnroe beat Mats Wilander 6-1, 6-1 in the semi-final of the Masters (Year End Championship/ World Tour Final) 1984 on carpet McEnroe would go onto beat Ivan Lendl in the final McEnroe won 60 points, Wilander 33 McEnroe serve-volleyed off all first serves Serve Stats McEnroe... - 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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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs McEnroe, Stockholm final, 1980

    Bjorn Borg beat John McEnroe 6-3, 6-4 in the Stockholm final, 1980 on indoor carpet @krosero previously posted brief stats for this match https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/watch-this-match.395868/#post-7618818 , as well as a fascinating analysis of the two players' rivalry...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs McEnroe, Wimbledon semi-final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat John McEnroe 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1992 on grass Agassi would go onto win the title - his first Slam (https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/stats-for-agassi-ivanisevic-1992-w-final.206118/), while this was the last Slam semi McEnroe was to...
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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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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Lendl, Brussels final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Ivan Lendl 6-1, 6-3 in the final of the Brussels Indoor 1984 event on carpet This was one of 6 times McEnroe beat Lendl in the year, for only 1 loss McEnroe won 58 points, Lendl 30 McEnroe serve-volleyed 100% on 1st serves and frequently off the second. Lendl also frequently...
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    Meta Match Stats/Reports - Lendl vs McEnroe, Masters finals '82, '83 & '84

    Presenting Stats for three Ivan Lendl vs John McEnroe Masters finals (1982, 1983 and 1984) in one thread for convenient comparison of numbers and easy discussion. All played at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA, all on carpet In 1982, Lendl beat McEnroe 6-4 6-4 6-2 In 1983, McEnroe beat...
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    Nadal at this point in career...

    This clay season when Nadal won his third monte carlo masters match he surpassed John McEnroe in number of tour level matches won. McEnroe: 881 ATP wins Nadal: 882 ATP wins After winning monte carlo masters he then eclipsed McEnroe in total number of weeks spent at no.1. McEnroe: 170 weeks...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, US Open semi-final, 1980

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-4 5-7 0-6 6-3 7-6(3) in the semi-final of the US Open, 1980 on hard court. It was a repeat of the previous years semi ( https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/match-stats-report-mcenroe-vs-connors-us-open-semi-final-1979.610663/), and McEnroe would...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Wilander, Davis Cup, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Mats Wilander 6-3 5-7 6-3 in a Davis Cup final dead rubber, 1984 on an indoor clay court in Gothenburg, Swedan Wilander's Swedan team had already clinched the title, with Wilander having beaten Jimmy Connors and McEnroe having lost to Henrik Sundstrom in the first leg of...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, US Open semi-final, 1979

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-3 6-3 7-5 in the semi-final of the US Open, 1979 on hard court The result denied Connors a sixth successive appearance in the final, while McEnroe went on to defeat Vitas Gerulaitis in the title match to lift his first Slam trophy and what turned out to be the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs McEnroe, US Open final, 1985

    Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe 7-6(1) 6-3 6-4 in the final of the US Open, 1985 on hard court The match was a repeat of the previous years final, which McEnroe had won in straight sets. It was just Lendl's second Slam title (from 8 finals) and turned out to be McEnroe's last final McEnroe...
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    TV Interviews with Tennis Champions

    I've been watching this great interview with McEnroe, and thought it would be good to gather interesting tv interviews featuring tennis legends in this thread. Here, McEnroe talks about the all-time greats, the state of tennis at that time (99-2000) and more.
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    Selecting the 4 greatest events of each year from 1968 to 1990

    Professional tennis in the first 20 years or so of the open era was quite chaotic, as there were parallel circuits and the event hierarchy was instable. We can divide the Open Era into 3 phases. 1- 1968-1978: Although the game was then open, it remained factionalised with professional groups...
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    Just saw "Borg & McEnroe"

    It was truly an enjoyable sports flick od the best kind. There might have been some factual errors due to dramatic enjoyability. But bottom line; it was a great tennis movie that had great respect for the sport. If you get the opportunity to see it, you should give it a chance, because it...
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    Rolling 30 match win% vs. top 10 - for ATGs

    Sharing these charts for no particular reason other than I made them. (To settle a debate off-forum.) The first chart shows, for Fed, Nadal & Djokovic, their rolling 30 match win percentage vs. top-10 players. The x-axis measures years since first match vs. a top 10 player - Federer in 1998...
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    Donn-lop????

    I picked this up at thrift today. I know Dunlop did everything they could to ride the McEnroe Train, and they had a kazillion different racquet models with his name plastered on every one, but I never imagined that they would unashamedly rip off the Donnay color scheme. Unless I am totally...
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