Originally Posted by Mustard
I can't agree.
Take 1959 Wembley. Mal Anderson beat Sedgman, Rosewall and Segura in succession to win the title, the latter two in five sets. That's brilliant, and surely the best moment of Anderson's career.
Yes, but the top guys did not put out for Wembley, unlike at Forest Hills,
Hoad lost to Segura early, and Gonzales didn't even bother to make the trip to Wembley. Anderson was a member of the supporting cast.
If the top guys take a pass, that is not a major event.