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Old 10-06-2012, 11:46 AM   #120
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Originally Posted by Limpinhitter View Post
Better health than Roche, a player boycott, and he was really one of the first clay court specialists. Bottom line is that he won a total of 8 singles titles in his career, 2 of which were FO's and one W in a boycott year.
Roche was healthy enough to lose a lot of major semis and finals.

1973 Wimbledon had 3 of the best all time players, although certainly a few 2 or 3 like Newcombe,Smith and Rosewall would be favoured over Kodes to win it, but story happens once at each time.
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