Thread: Clay Court GOAT
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Old 10-09-2012, 07:16 AM   #1107
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Originally Posted by hoodjem View Post
True that. Weak era or strong, one can only defeat one's actual opponents--not historical hypotheticals.
Of course it's great that Wilding beat all he could get as opponents. Nevertheless it's yet a criterion for valueing a player's achievements if he had strong or weak opposition. I doubt that Wilding would have had such a fantastic run against stronger players like Tilden or Cochet.
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