Originally Posted by pc1
I think Ashe mentioned in one of his books that Newcombe had a presence about him when he played. Ashe wrote that very few had that but one of the others was Bjorn Borg.
Ashe said that no aussie had his presence.In fact he said that while he was not as brilliant asLaver and Rosewall, Newcombe was solid and specially intimidating
You know, there was just one only player who could beat Newk on a major's five setter as rexords prove.Yes, you guessed right, Jan Kodes
So much for the legion of Kodes haters here!!!!