THE best match of all time. Here it is

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  1. Bjorn99

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    http://youtube.com/results?search_q...ults?search_query=ashe+laver&search_type=This is Federer versus Nadal. But BETTER. A black man versus a white cool man from Australia. If you thought the Federer versus Sampras match was something, watch this. I found this by accident. Watch the volleys and the original FEDERER, SAMPRAS, VILAS, LENDL one handed backhand from Ashe. PHENOMENAL, and you're welcome in advance.
     
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    Rod Laver is Bob Marley. Absolutely timeless. This guy drops in to todays tennis environment, give him a graphite composite and a couple of weeks of practise and move over everyone save the big three. This guy squeezed a ball six hours a day in his pocket DURING school. BORN TO BE folks. Can't interfere with those types.
     
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  3. OrangeOne

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    Colour and nationality is relevant...how?
     
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    Aaaaah, OrangeReptialian, welcome to an otherwise positive event.
     
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  5. Bjorn99

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    My family is Australian white and Black so before you try to divide and conquer as you love to do...........
     
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    Kan, we KNOT, just enjoy the genius of yesteryear and see how it RELATES to TWO day? Ashe was a genius, and Laver was well, just NADAL, all the way. NADAL, NADAL, Federer.... olay.
     
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    The best match of all time? It was a four set match ending in a bagel.
     
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    I don't know what a Reptialian is, I do know that you should lay off the substances before posting, especially posting 5 of the first 6 posts in your own thread....
     
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  9. Bjorn99

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    should lay of the substances ? Reptilian? Or something resembling English? What are you tryin to say?
     
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  10. OrangeOne

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    I forgot an 'f'. I've fixed it now.
     
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  11. Banger

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    Was that a practice match?
     
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    lol, that must have looked weird.
     
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    Well the 1st 3 sets were called some of the best tennis ever by most observers at the time.

    It was really a great comeback from Laver, Ashe was in the zone, hitting winners from everywhere in the 1st set. I've never seen so many clean winners hit from the baseline in a wood racquet match before (Borg-Mac included), the pace of shot was pretty impressive.

    I'm sure there are some other great matches that ended in a bagel(the '77 USO F for one)
     
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