Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
This is a joke. Hoad was in total confusion, and experienced a crisis of confidence at this time. Before long, he was beating everyone on the tour.
I think you mean 1957 LA Masters, not Forest Hills.
It's just curious with you: Every time when your idol lost a match or a tournament, he had a crisis of confidence, was in confusion, was injured or suffered from that terrible Wembley smoke which always handicapped Hoad and never his conquerors, especially Rosewall.
You should concede that Hoad was not that superhuman you make out of him...