Thread: Laver #2
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:37 PM   #1472
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
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...
Roche was much closer to Rosewall than Newcombe was. Rosewall trails 7:9 against Roche but leads 14:10 against Newcombe.
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