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Old 10-01-2012, 05:20 PM   #7
krosero
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Trabert and Hoad played a similar five-setter at Forest Hills in '57, in the Tournament of Champions. Trabert won it, 6-4, 10-12, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

In that match as in the '53 meeting, Trabert had a service percentage significantly higher than Hoad's.

McCauley:
The narrow margin came through the Americanís greater ability to get his first serve in and better use of his return of service. As expected, it was a match of tremendous serves and thunderous volleys.
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