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Wimbledon 1975 Final: Ashe vs. Connors
Wimbledon 1975 Final Ashe vs Connors
Actor: Wimbledon
Director: All England Lawn Tennis
Genres: Television, Sports
NR     2007     2hr 0min

The 1975 Championship reached a spectacular climax to the Gentlemen's Singles Final between the world's then number one player, Jimmy Connors, and Arthur Ashe.Connors, a self-taught player from Belleville, Illinois, had bu...  more »

     
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Actor: Wimbledon
Director: All England Lawn Tennis
Genres: Television, Sports
Sub-Genres: Television, Sports
Studio: Standing Room Only
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/30/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 2hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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A great Stategic Victory For Ashe
Mark Showalter | Gainesville, Florida United States | 03/31/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a classic match in which Arthur Ashe made one of the most amazing stategic decisions I have ever seen. He completely adapted his power game to thwart Connors. It is also a perfect example of what a poor attitude & behaviour can do for a world-class player like Connors. Watch this DVD if only to see how not to conduct yourself during a match. Ashe was a consumate professional, although certainly not as he himself admitted a great talent, but his intelligence clearly won the day and the match."
Classic Tennis Players
L. Young | 10/09/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I was glad to get this DVD, mostly because of Arthur Ashe. This is the first DVD that I know of that shows him in a tennis match. I was amazed to see how fast these guys serve the ball - not for the speed of the ball when served but for how little time they took between each ended point to serve the ball. It's a big contrast to the way the game is played now. There was no reviewing of points played, they just played. Very impressive!"
MUST HAVE!!!
PKL | Miami, Florida | 06/24/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It is hilarious to see connors' outbursts in this. Ashe completely changed his game to what it took to beat connors."