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Old 05-12-2012, 04:57 AM   #838
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
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.
In the end, the aggressive all-court player always has the advantage against a power-bashing baseliner.

Last edited by hoodjem : 05-12-2012 at 05:06 AM.
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