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Old 11-01-2009, 03:15 PM   #24
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Default Why is Rosewall considered Number 1 in 1964 ?

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Originally Posted by jeffreyneave View Post
laver is clearly number one in 1964 he won 11 to 10 tournaments, 2 majors to one,and had head to head 15-4 advantage. rosewall is behind on every statistic when you analyse all play. laver's win loss percentage is also far better.

jeffrey
In Wikipedia it states"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_n...layer_rankings


against 1964


McCauley's 1964 chapter is entitled: Rosewall Tops Again But Only Just[27] but Robert Geist co-ranked Laver & Rosewall #1 (in his book "DER GRÖSSTE MEISTER Die denkwürdige Karriere des australischen Tennisspielers Kenneth Robert Rosewall").

What is McCauley's or Geist's logic here to consider Rosewall Number 1 or co-number 1? It seems that Laver is ahead in every category of consideration. Why do they think Rosewall was the best that year?
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