For his home country of Argentina, Vilas has left a huge legacy, especially with his "rock star" personality.
Whether he played on clay, or grass, Vilas dominated his oponents, even winning The World Cup in 1980. In 1981 he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Hear the story of Guillermo Vilas' brilliant career, and his near miss of the top spot, in episode two of ? with Christophe Mallet and Dario Castaldo.
Sometimes winning every game is not enough! For a while Guillermo Vilas dominated the tennis world, but because of the ranking system at the time, he never became number one.