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Old 03-24-2012, 09:18 PM   #56
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The fact that none of the '67 pro slam titles were on clay is irrelevant. You forget that as great as the other pros like Gonzales, Rosewall etc were, they never accomplished the feat in the pro ranks. Only Laver did.
Rosewall won the French Pro, Wembley Pro and US Pro in 1963, and at the peak of his powers. Gonzales won the 1954 and 1955 US Pro titles, the only Pro majors in those years, and was utterly dominant on the pro tour in both years.
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