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Old 07-03-2010, 05:10 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by davey25 View Post
That is why Laver is the GOAT though. He has no flaws:

-versatility and success across all surfaces that were available at the time. Check.
-dominance over all main rivals. Check.
-longevity. Check (Rosewall and Gonzales actually have more but Laver still excellent in this area)
-extreme dominance of the game for a period. Check
-consistency. Check
-all court game. Check
-peak level of play. Check

So he didnt have to play a hard court slam. So what, there were many hard court or indoor tournaments and he dominated those too during his better years.
Did Laver have a winning H2H over his rivals on fast indoor/wood courts as well?
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