Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, 'Superbrat
' McEnroe scowled: "He blew it." But Edmund, who needed treatment to his knee and back during the gruelling 3hr 43min anti-climax on Centre Court, bristled: "Yeah, that's his opinion.
Perhaps, in years to come, tennis fans will yearn for the days of "characters like Nick Kyrgios", just as they do for John McEnroe, the one-time Superbrat
everyone loved to hate who is now embraced as a lovable rogue from the golden age.
Let's put raging Rahm and superbrat
Bryson first out in the Sunday singles and stand well back.
The thesis of the film is that for all of the ways in which Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) were polar opposites -- the methodical and controlled Swedish "IceBorg," and the fiery, hot-tempered New Yorker "Superbrat
" -- they were far more alike than different.
Billed as the "ice" Borg versus the volatile Superbrat
, it saw reigning champ Borg serving for a fifth consecutive title against his up-andcoming rival.
males should drop their threats of sex discrimination lawsuits if their contracts are not renewed.
The 24-year-old Swede would go on to beat so-called "Superbrat
" McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 in a classic final, but it would be Borg's last victory in the tournament.
McEnroe lets rip during his Wimbledon glory days
And the 57-year-old says the old fire that earned him his infamous SuperBrat
tag is still burning hot.
Lloyd uses Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton's adaptation, which makes Madame a young superbrat
rather than a haughty old mistress.
The Swede would go on to beat so-called "Superbrat
" McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 in a classic final, but it would be Borg's last victory in the tournament -- and he would claim only one more Grand Slam title, the French Open the following year.
McEnroe could not resist launching another verbal volley at his fellow American.