I agree that the middle to late 1950s were extremely tough in competition. At the pros we have six all-time greats from Gonzalez to Trabert (the latter the "weakest" of them; pc1 has mentioned them) plus Cooper, Anderson, Rose and Kramer (the latter partly
playing). At the amateurs we have Olmedo, Laver, Emerson, Fraser, Drobny, Patty, Seixas, Sven Davidson, Flam, Nielsen (twice Rosewall conqueror at Wimbledon), Ayala, Richardson. Porbably I have forgotten a few...
Last edited by BobbyOne; 08-09-2012 at 04:26 PM.