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Fun question. Once the great Ivan Lendl said grass is for cows for his inability to win the Wimbledon single title. This year he helped his ward Andy Murray to win this title. Now will he take back those words he uttered? Your views?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 08 Jul '13 11:40 am
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Those words of Lendl will be treated now as a fun statement! Andy Murray of Great Britain winning the title for his country after Seventy Seven years (Fred Perry did it in Nineteen Thirty Six) will wipe out all things said earlier in frustration.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 08 Jul '13 11:52 am

 
  
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Fun answer - He could have been reminded that cows are a very important device to transform grass into useful food products for human consumption
Answered by Vikram, 08 Jul '13 11:57 am

 
  
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Time to time some words are uttered by the greats-He must rather rejoice some one rose to the occasion to prove him wrong!! Bu ts you yourself told his ward Andy had done i t after 77 years-by an English guy-That ways Lendl was just unstoppable in clay courts is it not !!
Answered by Kaundanya, 08 Jul '13 11:42 am

 
  
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Fun answer - He could have been reminded that cows are a very important device to transform grass into useful food products for human consumption
Answered by Motu, 25 Sep 05:15 pm

 
  
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Even though Lendl might have said this thing once in frustration, but the fact is that the one Grand Slam, that eluded him till the end, which he wanted to win more desperately than anything else in the world was Wimbledon and came very close in 1989 final against Becker as he took a 2-1 sets lead and a break up in the fourth. But then Becker rose like a sphinx and literally annhilated him from that point onwards.
However, Lendl did learn a few good things by playing great serve volleyers like Mcnroe, Becker, Edberg and Sampras early on his career and even though he was a strong baseline game, he adopted and serve volleyed in between. If you might have observed then he has brought that occassional serve volley approach as a surprise attack weapon into the game of his protege Murray that allowes him a more attacking weapon and finish rallies earlier in some cases. Lendl, may himself had never won Wimbledon, but he would be more than happy that his protege Murray has and in good spirit ...more
Answered by Manoj Adwani, 08 Jul '13 12:18 pm

 
  
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