Originally Posted by Limpinhitter
Emerson, Ashe, Roche and Nastase all had a better backhand returns that Kodes, and were better than Kodes in every other aspect of the game as well.
PS: Cliff Drysdale had a better backhand return that Kodes, too.
I wonder what single thing did Kodes do well to have a much better record than Roche at majors, a better one than Nastase and equal than Ashe.
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