Peak Play GOATS

Discussion in 'Former Pro Player Talk' started by hoodjem, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Dan L

    Dan L Professional

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    I think Sedgman hit peak during 1953, as indicated by his drubbing of Gonzales in two major finals.
     
  2. kiki

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    Sedgman played damn well in 1958 and 1959 as well
     
  3. Dan L

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    Yes, especially in the 1958 Wembley final when he demolished Trabert, and the 1959 Kooyong final when he beat Gonzales in three straight sets.

    Absolute genius.
     
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  4. kiki

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    I always looked at Sedgman as an athlete, much like Emerson later on, who had a special ability at the volley.Better player than Emerson but not necessarily a great talent, rather a physichal force with lots of speed and athleticism all over the court.Now, I think there is much more to it.
     

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