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Old 04-22-2012, 11:56 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Taylor proved to be a true great player; would have given Kodes much more trouble,IMO, than Metrevali at the 1973 Wimbly.

Besides, great achievement by Gimeno, defeating 2 great australians at their home soil.
I never saw Gimeno play, but, he reputedly had one of the best forehands on tour. I recall reading a quote in which he said he grew up just hitting forehands against a wall for hours per day.
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