Why Guillermo Vilas still tops Rafael Nadal on clay
Jimmy Connors is officially the World No. 1 for 1977, even though he failed to win any of the four major tournaments that year. Argentina's Vilas won two of the majors -- including a thrilling victory over Connors in the U.S. Open final. Spectators ...
Reunion Match Connors vs. Krickstein
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BOCA RATON, FL – The February 10, 2015, “reunion match” between tennis greats, Jimmy Connors and Aaron Krickstein, has already made history. All the dynamics, emotions, and pre-match jitters were combined and focused on one day, one time, one ...
Ivo Karlovic Becomes Oldest Player to Win ATP Title Since Jimmy Connors in '89
On Sunday afternoon, Ivo Karlovic became the third player over 30 years old to win a title on the ATP World Tour that day when he defeated America's Donald Young to win the Delray Beach Open. The towering Croatian defeated Young 6-3, 6-3 in a ...
Krickstein V. Connors, The Rematch
Aaron Krickstein, left, and Jimmy Connors wait to play a tennis match in Boca Raton, Fla. The private exhibition was billed as a reunion match of their famous 1991 meeting at the U.S. Open. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter). If you were courtside on Tuesday at St.
David Ferrer Older and stronger
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Above him are Rod Laver (45 titles), Ken Rosewall (27 titles), Arthur Ashe (19 titles), Roger Federer (17 titles), Andre Agassi (15 titles) and Jimmy Connors (14 titles). This record demonstrates the quality of physical preparation of the Spaniard and ...
Roger Federer and Serena Williams' all-time records face challenges from ...
The 1972 final-round match between all-time-greats Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall reached more than 20 million viewers on TV, and for years it was widely considered the greatest match ever played. Laver, who lost the five-set battle, insists that "if one ...
Martin Murray deserves badge of honour despite defeat by Gennady Golovkin
Yet again the demeanour was reminiscent of Aussie great Ken Rosewall whenever he was told that he was the best tennis player never to win Wimbledon. That is a back-handed distinction which Murray remains determined to purge from his resume.
Young Kokkinakis impresses Karlovic but falls to No. 4 seed
They'll probably never reach the heights of Australian legends such as Rod Laver, Ken Rosewall, Tony Roche, John Newcombe, Pat Rafter or Lleyton Hewitt, but teenage sensations' Nick Kyrgios and Thanas Kokkinakis, the less heralded, flamboyant of the ...