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Old 10-05-2012, 03:29 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Laver won pro majors against fellas such as Gonzales,Hoad,Rosewall,Segura,Gimeno,Olmedo and a few more greats.Vines had his share of pro majors, but Tilden was really old, although I have no problem accepting that Perry was a helluva player and competitor.But you canīt ever put Vines in Laverīs league.Similar to comparing Emerson, a great player to Gonzales, an absolute all time beast
Gonzales, Hoad, etc. weren't exactly spring chickens either.

And I'm not saying Vines is in Laver's league, in either peak performance or achievements. But you're creating a pretty obvious double standard when you laud one man's performance in pro majors and completely dismiss the other's.
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