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gugafan05 07-05-2006 12:16 PM

Old Tennis Ranking Lists
 
I am writing a paper on Guillermo Vilas for school and need to prove his impact on Argentine tennis using past ranking lists to show the number of Argentine players before and after Vilas. If anyone has information as to where I could find old ranking lists from the 70's to the 90's please reply. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

dmastous 07-05-2006 12:34 PM

What years are you looking for? I've got a lot of old Tennis Mags from '84 and on.

gugafan05 07-05-2006 12:52 PM

every year from 1970 and up, any rankings would be great thanks

dmastous 07-05-2006 12:57 PM

Try this;
1974-1994: http://************.com/yearend.htm
1995-1996: http://************.com/rank9496.htm and on from there.

gugafan05 07-05-2006 01:05 PM

Thank You so much.

dmastous 07-05-2006 01:11 PM

I was mentally preparing myself to add going through stacks of old Tennis Mags and scanning pages (what a project that would be) when I remembered coming across that site awhile ago. Good thing.:p

mctennis 07-21-2006 02:23 PM

Great info. Thanks for sharing it.

Tchocky 07-24-2006 12:28 PM

I can't even name any Argentine tennis players before Vilas. He was to Argentina what Borg was to Sweden. Shoudn't the ATP Tennis site have most of this information?

slice bh compliment 07-24-2006 02:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tchocky
I can't even name any Argentine tennis players before Vilas. He was to Argentina what Borg was to Sweden. Shoudn't the ATP Tennis site have most of this information?

ANd then some.
Total understatement there.

Know what you mean, but I can at least name a handful of pre-Borg Swedes who played world-class tennis. My dad's era, basically (and I know these names through my dad: Ove Bengston, Ulf Schmidt, Jan Lundqvist, Lennart Bergelin (who later coached Borg), Sven Davidson --all solid circuit players. I am forgetting one or two, I'm sure. We'll just have to get Steve G to delve into the past! Bud Collins woud have to dig far deeper to find a pre-Vilas Argentine (I know I've got nothing). At all. All I can think of is Jose-Luis Clerc who came along when Vilas was active for several years already.

Trinity TC 07-28-2006 01:45 PM

gugafan05,

You can find the members of Argentina's Davis Cup teams here:

http://www.daviscup.com/teams/teamwinloss.asp?team=ARG

Click on the scores and a page will come up giving you the names and results of the players that particular year. Happy hunting.:)

Lleytian3 09-08-2006 11:25 AM

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QUOTE=dmastous]Try this;
1974-1994: http://************.com/yearend.htm
1995-1996: http://************.com/rank9496.htm and on from there.
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great link man. thanks for posting it

Breaker 09-21-2006 04:06 PM

It is absolutely insane how long Conners stayed in the top 3 in the world, top ten for 14 straight years. Wow thanks for the list.

eunjam 10-17-2006 12:25 PM

wow. this is great!

brings back so many memories.

and also, i love seeing when........people like pete was #84. little did everyone know...

thanks again.

Byakuya 10-31-2006 03:15 PM

Surprised and amazed to see Michael Chang always up there.... feels great to be Asian

The Gorilla 12-02-2006 06:17 AM

nastase was very inconsistant!

StunLock 12-19-2006 03:26 PM

all the familiar names ... and the memories .....


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