Most like Gonzales?

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  1. Frankc

    Frankc Semi-Pro

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    In Elliot Berry's wonderful Tough Draw, he asks Gonzales ,"Mr. Gonzales, is there a player playing today ( c 1990) who reminds you of you?"
    Gonzales: "No, there really isn't."

    Berry offers up Sampras...
    Gonzales says " No, no way. He has a different attitude. He's a big hitter. I like his first serve. But I think I could mix things up more. He hits everything hard. I was more of a thinking player." p. 298

    Any ideas, from any era, who would be most like Gonzales? Would remind him of himself?

    Edberg, anyone? maybe?
     
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  2. BobbyOne

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    Pancho was unique. Edberg cannot be compared with him.
     
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  3. ARFED

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    Becker would be a good comparison. Altough Pancho was mentally stronger
     
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  4. kiki

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    bewcause of the big serve, athletic and all round tennis and subtle shots, I cannot find a better heritier to pancho than John Newcombe himself.
     
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