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Old 07-29-2012, 07:52 PM   #16
Dan Lobb
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Originally Posted by Mustard View Post
Why say it, though? Amateurs like what Hoad and Rosewall were in August 1956, were never going to play at the 1956 Tournament of Champions. By the 1957 Tournament of Champions, Hoad had just turned professional after retaining his Wimbledon title and Rosewall had been a pro for 10 months since ruining Hoad's tilt at the 1956 Grand Slam.
And that is why the 1957, 1958, 1959 T of C at Forest Hills took place at Forest Hills, the media centre of the planet. The 1956 event had a lesser field, and could not command Forest Hills as a venue.
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