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Old 07-29-2012, 10:44 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
The 1956 T of C was an inaugural event, intended to be the pre-eminent event in the pro game, but lacked Hoad and Rosewall, was only best-of-three sets, and was not at Forest Hills, the media and cultural centre of USA (and the world?)
You do realise that Rosewall and Hoad were both still amateurs at the time of the 1956 Tournament of Champions? With you being a Hoad fan, you should know that he turned professional after retaining his Wimbledon title in July 1957.

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