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Old 08-30-2012, 04:16 PM   #1468
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Originally Posted by Pete M. View Post
I prefer Roche personally but the fact Laver put Newcombe on 10 place of his all time greats (past champions) can be an indicator of what he thinks.
my op, and this is just pure feeling, absolutely personal, is that Newcombe was a bit more predictable than Roche, but he was also tougher in his mind...and the fact that Laverīs top foe, Rosewall, was close to Newcombe, may have given Rocket more thought on Newcombe than on Roche...
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