No, there wasn't a court case or anything like that and what purpose would it serve? The fortunate thing for Vilas at RG in 77 was that Borg was not playing and yes he won the most matches and won 2 Slams and made a final in another Slam, but Vilas needless to say was a bit pissed off by the whole thing.
Thanks mate...however i don`t agree with you when you say "..what purpose would it serve?(a court case)"
. Of course there`s a point in legal action
. Justice should be served & whoever was in charge of determining the rankings back in 77 should get a spanking & fine
. Also they should rewrite the stats showing Connors as year end #1 for 77 & change that to Vilas`s name
. Personally I don`t like Vilas BUT that`s still the only decent thing to do
If you think it`s ridiculous that they rewrite the books to show Vilas ast #1 instead of #2 then you should be aware that there is a precedent
. On the PGA Tour they realised it was ridiculous to not count the British Open as on official win~ simply because the bigots determined that if it`s not on US soil it`s not a tournament
...Thank God common sense prevailed there & now the British Open golf has it`s correct status
No wonder Vilas was so pissed off at the FO this year when everyone was lauding Nadal
If the history books are full of crap then you`ve got to rewrite them