Originally Posted by TMF
How do you know Becker don't remember Laver's 1969? Just b/c he didn't mention Laver doesn't mean he forgot all about the past, LOL. Perhaps he's thinking about the standard is a lot higher today, which he believe Nole's feat was tougher to reach.
Notice Becker said Nole's season is arguably the greatest. The OP's title is misleading.
Boris was 2 years old at the time. No reason to think he doesn't have vivid memories of The Rocket blazing to glory.