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McEnroe gets McNasty on Connors

Updated: July 2, 2002, 10:58 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

July 8, 1984

Because of his terrible temper tantrums, John McEnroe is often referred to as McNasty in the British tabloids. Today, the only person he's nasty to is Jimmy Connors, whom he overwhelms in winning his third Wimbledon championship in four years.

In the most one-sided Wimbledon men's final in 46 years, since Don Budge also allowed just four games in 1938, McEnroe plays the match of his life in crushing two-time champion Connors, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in only 80 minutes.

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