Greatest Players of the Decade

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  1. Virginia

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    Hoad is also credited as being the "father of Spanish tennis", as he coached the Davis Cup team and made many contributions to Spanish players.

    I didn't know about him losing a toe though - I don't think that's mentioned in his biographies and certainly not in Jenny's book.
     
  2. Limpinhitter

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    Dan wrote this from memory.
     
  3. kiki

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    Santana won his last important tournament im the 1970 final crushing Laver 6-3 6-4 6-3
    Laver did not play with Gimeno in that tourney if memory serves
     
  4. BobbyOne

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    No, he did play with him.
     
  5. kiki

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    True since he and wife Jenny were much loved in Southern Spain where they lived
     
  6. kiki

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    Ok I really never checked.By that time Gimeno' s usual partners included Okker,Barthes,Gonzo and sometimes Ashe
     
  7. Dan Lobb

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    It is in McCauley's book.
     
  8. Dan Lobb

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    I have a good memory.
     
  9. Dan Lobb

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    I checked the official website for this result. Before, I thought that Hoad/Santana beat Laver/Stolle, but the official website tells otherwise.
     
  10. kiki

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    I am sure of Santana win since I watched it and Santana proved being one of the best ever cc players
     

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