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Making a List
Edited by Richard Demak
July 01, 1991
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, better known as Wimbledon, is hosting the All England Championships for the 105th time. The club has been the site of many memorable matches, and here TV commentator and tennis historian Bud Collins discourses, in his own inimitable fashion, on 10 of them.
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July 01, 1991

Making A List

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10. 1982 men's final: Jimmy Connors beat McEnroe 3-6, 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-5), 6-4. Smokin' Jimbo hit so many lines he raised more white puffs than a papal election. Eight years after winning his previous title, he wriggled out of the fourth set tiebreaker, roaring down a pyrotechnic homestretch.

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