Arguably the most exciting semifinal day in the Open Era. # There were two dramatic high-level matches on Super-Saturday (September 8, 1984), involving three best players in the world and a youngster from Australia, who seemed like an upcoming fourth best. They gave to the spectators a pleasure of watching for ~eight hours (even longer counting women’s final in the meantime). The players of contrasting styles: first a serve-and-volleyer (Cash) lost to Lendl  despite holding a match point on serve, then another serve-and-volleyer (McEnroe) survived in five before midnight against a double defending champion Connors in a match that required only one point more to play… These four guys composed also semifinal pairs at Wimbledon ’84, but in different configurations (McEnroe d. Cash, Connors d. Lendl). In the first semifinal, the 19-year-old Australian saved a match point at *4:5 in the 5th set and wasted on his own serve at 6:5 – Lendl (on the run) lobbed him using forehand to force an error! Cash  earlier led 30/0 in that game. The two tie-breaks: 5/7 and 7/4.
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