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Old 09-17-2012, 12:03 PM   #7
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Just a theory of mine, but I suggest that the game was changing faster in those times than it is now or had before.

There was a big-time transformation towards a power baseline game (largely due to technological change) and old-school guys had to work harder in order to remain competitive.

Wilander's level slipped a bit (some rumors that he had too many recreational activities) and he was no longer winning anything.
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