Can´t believe how underrated Neale Fraser is

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  1. Phoenix1983

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    I'm not necessarily sure this is true.

    Segura only had to win 4 matches to win the US Pro in 1951, Fraser had to win 7 matches to win Wimbledon in 1960.

    On average Segura's standard of opponent was higher (Gonzales, Riggs, Van Horn, Parker), but Fraser did face Buchholz and Laver, along with 5 other opponents.

    I'd say the two achievements were pretty comparable.
     
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  2. Phoenix1983

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    ...while you go too far the other way and make out that the professional players were invincible supermen.
     
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  3. kiki

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    well, Roche won his only major by beating an all time great...Gulash? yeah, better spicy.
     
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  4. kiki

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    what happened at Wimbledon 1960?

    They are separated by oceanic miles.
     
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