amazing fields overcame at regular events like Kodes in Madrid 75

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  1. TMF

    TMF Talk Tennis Guru

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    Come on kiki...the 1973 Wimbledon draw has many "lucky losers" since 13 out of 16 seeded players didn't play. Some of the modern ATP250 even has more quality players.
     
  2. Tropikal_Knights

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    wimby was class backl then not the clay court it has become now.......proper grass then
     
  3. kiki

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    Borg beat Ashe on grass that year and Connors was solid top ten dominating Stan Smith and Ashe while Nastase was playing his best tennis
    And don' t forget it was still Wimbledon
     
  4. kiki

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    Yes but young fans don' t know about it
    And they belittle Sampras
     
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    one upset win over ashe doesn't borg was close to his grass court prime in 73 .. after beating ashe, he lost to pilic ....

    nastase's best year was 73, but he totally blew it in wim 73 ......

    yes, it was still Wimbledon, which is why it seems even more of a joke when 13 of the 16 seeds and 81 players overall aren't there ....
     
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