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Old 10-06-2012, 06:36 AM   #109
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Originally Posted by pc1 View Post
I think Drobny was the first player that Rod Laver played at Wimbledon. Drobny is one of the few that beat the Rocket at Wimbledon.

I think Vic Seixas was always below Trabert even in the amateurs. In 1955 Trabert was almost invincible. He won the last three majors of the year and there was a ridiculous number of consecutive tournaments that he won. And as great as Trabert was he was destroyed by Pancho Gonzalez 74 to 27 in a long tour.
Laver didn't like playing lefties. I also think that Trabert beat defending champion, Drobney, to win his first Wimbledon.
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