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Old 07-10-2011, 08:14 AM   #581
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Just the most important tournaments, Laver won in 1967 and 69:
67:
Wimbledon pro (grass over Rosewall )
Wembley Pro (indoor over Rosewall)
US pro Boston (grass over Gimeno)
French pro (indoor over Gimeno)
Oklahoma World Pro (clay over Gimeno, most prestigious clay event for pros that year)
Johannesburg pro (hard court over Stolle)
New York, US pro indoor (indoor over Gonzalez)

1969
Grand Slam, i think i can skip the informations.
Johannesburg South African open (hard court over Okker)
US pro Boston (hard court over Newcombe)
Philadelphia US pro indoor (indoor over Roche)
Wembley British Covered Courts (indoor over roche).

Laver won tournaments on all 4 common surfaces (grass, indoor, hard, clay) in each year from 1964 to 1970. In 1971to 1974 he won on all surfaces, except on grass. And his head to head record against Rosewall on clay since 1963 is to my knowledge positive overall, and 4 all in open era.

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