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Old 09-04-2012, 08:29 AM   #632
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
Kramer claimed that Segura had no real strategy until Kramer taught him how to think in the 1950-51 tour.
In the 1958 tour, Trabert defeated Segura 34 to 31, and this was on the cruddy indoor mess the travelling pros carried with them, which Segura was well accustomed to.
Rosewall's best years were from 1956 to 1965. He had the misfortune to be overshadowed by the two greatest players ever (in Rosewall's own estimation) in the late 1950's, Hoad and Gonzales, and by Laver from 1964 (Rosewall's pick as #3 all-time).
Segura was already 37 in that tour. You should not forget it.
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