Laver vs. Roche Wimbledon final 1968
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07-07-2012, 05:40 AM
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I think this short Rolex historical feature on the first open Wimbledon Championships final in 1968 was well done. It's not much of a highlight video, but, it shows some excellent shotmaking.
Please notice how thin and lean Laver looks compared to himself in the middle 70s.
I've often wondered if he didn't "bulk up" later to compensate for advancing age.?
"I always had respect for my opponent, and respect for the game." --Rod Laver
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