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Borg vs McEnroe on Friday night

mineralwater
10-01-2007, 12:10 PM
McEnroe is playing Borg on Fri night in Eindhoven, Holland and is still so desperate to beat him after all these years. They're on the podcast bigging it up :)

This I would love to see! Wish it was on telly. So excited about this rivalry starting again:banana:

Listen with one click: http://www.mixbroadcast.com/podcasts/blackrock_podcast_6.mp3

Subscribe to the whole series: http://www.mixbroadcast.com/podcasts/blackrock_tennis_podcast.xml

Download via iTunes: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=250864271&s=143444

Ivo#1Fan
10-01-2007, 02:21 PM
McEnroe is playing Borg on Fri night in Eindhoven, Holland and is still so desperate to beat him after all these years. They're on the podcast bigging it up :)

This I would love to see! Wish it was on telly. So excited about this rivalry starting again:banana:

Listen with one click: http://www.mixbroadcast.com/podcasts/blackrock_podcast_6.mp3

Subscribe to the whole series: http://www.mixbroadcast.com/podcasts/blackrock_tennis_podcast.xml

Download via iTunes: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=250864271&s=143444

Unfortunately Borg's game did not age well. Even when he tried a comeback in his early 30s he got crushed by everyone. Much like Wilander, when the game is based on chasing down a lot of balls it seems to drop faster with age than a game like McEnroe's which is based on shot making and serve and volleying. This match will only be as close as Mac let's it be. There is no new rivalry to get excited about.

RagingLamb
10-01-2007, 04:19 PM
McEnroe stil plays a good game.

IFoughtThe
10-01-2007, 05:42 PM
Unfortunately Borg's game did not age well. Even when he tried a comeback in his early 30s he got crushed by everyone. Much like Wilander, when the game is based on chasing down a lot of balls it seems to drop faster with age than a game like McEnroe's which is based on shot making and serve and volleying. This match will only be as close as Mac let's it be. There is no new rivalry to get excited about.

Spoilsport! Borg is still in good shape by the looks of him on YouTube. I reckon he can still get in Mac's head.

RomanBednar81
10-01-2007, 05:52 PM
I know what you mean about games that don't age well. Watching Wilander play these days you sometimes wonder how he was so dominant in that year he won the three Grand Slams.

CyBorg
10-01-2007, 06:00 PM
Borg and Wilander did too much of the sniffy-sniffy and boinky-boinky if you know what I mean. That's enough to set anyone back.

R.Federer
10-02-2007, 06:15 PM
Has anyone/everyone seen this ad of McEnroe and Borg for Tesco's? Pretty nice


http://www.atptennis.com/en/news/2007/video_borg1.asp

Kitty de Sade
10-02-2007, 06:17 PM
Great video. :lol:

They genuinely looked like they were having a lot of fun filming the spot, especially the dual shopping cart race. Good stuff. :hatoff:

R.Federer
10-02-2007, 06:20 PM
There are two others, both with the Andys. Roddick has a great one, and Murray's is quite funny as well. On the same ATP video page

Action Jackson
10-02-2007, 06:21 PM
Saw, the Tesco ad ages ago and it was a good one.

ilovemarat
10-02-2007, 08:52 PM
Some things never change... :rolleyes: Come on, John, you can do it! :worship:

alfonsojose
10-02-2007, 10:06 PM
Case of the ex .. tennis player who can't get a life :zzz: Isn't there an oldies forum?

Forehander
10-03-2007, 12:14 AM
lol?