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Lendl d. McEnroe in the finals
At the 1984 French Open, McEnroe lost a close final match to Ivan Lendl. McEnroe was on the verge of beating Lendl after winning the first two sets, but Lendl's decision to use more topspin lobs and cross-court backhand passing shots, as well as fatigue and temperamental outbursts, got the better of McEnroe, allowing Lendl to win a dramatic five-setter. The loss ended a 39-match winning streak and was the closest McEnroe ever came to winning the French Open. In his autobiography, McEnroe described this loss as his bitterest defeat and conveyed the impression that this was a shadow on his career that could never be chased off
I really believe it is $40,000 USD (or more) per each wedgie - I took the time to work that out as I was watching one of his matches over & over.... he makes over $24 million per year - wedgie is not only part of his pre-serve routine, but also part of his receiving, also before he sits down and then more random wedgies here & there.... I thought he would get new & improved undies as part of his Armani contract... oh well...
I haven't yet taken the time to average out how much Maria makes per shriek, but it's probably even more than Nadal's wedgies.... how awesome it would be to be Maria Sharapova.