View Single Post
Old 10-06-2012, 08:12 AM   #213
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,773

Originally Posted by Mustard View Post
I'll use an example:

1969 US Open R16: Rod Laver def. Dennis Ralston (6-4, 4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3)
1970 US Open R16: Dennis Ralston def. Rod Laver (7-6, 7-5, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3)

This is what I meant by Laver finding a way to win tough matches in the majors in the 1960s, and then losing that nack in the majors in the 1970s.
Good example. Another one could be the 1972 WCT Finals. Laver usually beat Rosewall in the previous years (and in the same also)

Last edited by BobbyOne : 10-06-2012 at 08:23 AM.
BobbyOne is offline   Reply With Quote