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How lucky is John McEnroe?

First Roger falls one win short of his record for most wins in a year and now Ljubičić falls one short of winning all his Davis Cup matches and going undefeated...
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First Roger falls one win short of his record for most wins in a year and now Ljubičić falls one short of winning all his Davis Cup matches and going undefeated...
not that lucky, lost his record of 9 straight live rubber wins
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Re: How lucky is John McEnroe?

2 out of 3 still ain't bad...
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haha he must be laughing on how EXACTLY how lucky he is, but then again, how close will people be to be doing this again?

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It's not McEnroe's fault that his team was better and didn't have as many live rubbers to play.


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He is not lucky, it has nothing to do with luck. He worked hard for his records. If people want to beat his records they'll have to work for it and achieve it but so far they haven't been good enough.

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Another big sigh of relief can be heard from JMac.

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He is not lucky, it has nothing to do with luck. He worked hard for his records. If people want to beat his records they'll have to work for it and achieve it but so far they haven't been good enough.
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Nobody was in a position to break the McEnroe records. They only could equal them.
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Re: How lucky is John McEnroe?

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He is not lucky, it has nothing to do with luck. He worked hard for his records. If people want to beat his records they'll have to work for it and achieve it but so far they haven't been good enough.

I don't like him, just an arrogant guy!

But he should keep the record! Why?

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Altought i'm not into licking his ass, i think JesusFed record is more impressive. In JMAc days, Only a small amount of players would dominate

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Actually, Johnny Mac had a voodoo doll of Ljubicic. He stuck a pin in it's neck Saturday night, and look what happenend.

Good point about Fed's record being more difficult this year with the depth of competition, but did you notice how Mac just thoroughly destroyed most of his opponents that year? Pretty impressive in its own right.
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First Roger falls one win short of his record for most wins in a year and now Ljubičić falls one short of winning all his Davis Cup matches and going undefeated...
Mcenroe could have done a better than that. It was the same year where he led 2 sets to 0 over Lendl but ended up losing the match.
John was a great player. He should have played the Aussie Open during his prime and he certainly would have won it at least once.

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