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Old 09-06-2012, 03:34 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by BobbyOne View Post
Interesting that this nonsense is repeated rather often in this forum. And I can repeat what other posters have already written: The competition at the top has NOT increased Rather the opposite is true.

Federer has now three tough opponents or 5 if we include Berdych and del Potro who are not really consistent.

Gonzalez had Kramer, Budge, Trabert, Hoad, Rosewall, Sedgman, Segura, Laver Gimeno, Newcombe, Roche, Ashe and Smith to name the most important.

In the 1950s pro tour Gonzalez, Sedgman, Segura, Rosewall, Hoad and Trabert played often against each other in one tournament. Day after day an all-time great...
what i mean by competition is that it takes a lot more of hardwork to win matches these days. Just because you dont have multiple slam champions doesnt mean there not good just goes to further prove how tough it is to win slams in this era
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