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Old 09-25-2012, 06:28 AM   #35
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Newcombe was called a natural captain, i think his father was a cricket captain. Maybe this leader mentality took over in the doubles pairiing and in the rivalry. Some other doubles teams had a similar structure. Stan Smith was way more successful than Bob Lutz, while Lutz was probably the more complete player. Also in the pairing of Emerson and Stolle the roles were clearly divided.
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