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Old 09-23-2012, 04:30 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
As much as I admire Tony Roche game and specially his volleying ability the truth remains that Laver beat him in their 3 main encounters as Ken Rosewall did too
Newcombe, while not an overall better player, was much more of a threat for the Laver-Rosewall hegemony and in fact he was the only player able to break ut
kiki, even as a Rosewall admirer (but also a Roche admirer!) I must contradict.

Rosewall did not win the three main encounters against Roche. Roche beat Muscles at Wimbledon in 1968 and 1975.

Roche keeps a 9:7 balance against Rosewall while Newcombe trails 10:14 against Rosewall.

Last edited by BobbyOne : 09-23-2012 at 11:35 PM.
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