Originally Posted by kiki
Vines is a marketing product while Kodes was a real thing...
Kodes was lucky to be a good, steady player in depleted fields. Vines was a great player no matter who he was facing.
I have Vines at world no. 1 or co-number 1 for five years between 1931-37. The highest rank Kodes achieved was world no. 4.
The weak never apologize, because they perceive it as a sign of weakness. The strong easily apologize because it is a sign of their strength.
Last edited by hoodjem; 05-12-2012 at 05:06 AM.