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Old 10-05-2012, 03:35 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by Carsomyr View Post
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.
Vines was the best player in the World for about 5 years between Tilden and Budge. His serve and forehand were major weapons, and, his forehand was considered by many to be the greatest ever.
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