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Old 10-13-2012, 10:36 AM   #11
Dan Lobb
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Originally Posted by hoodjem View Post
"He was 37 when he won his last, at the 72 Aussie Open. He was 39 when he reached the Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals two years later."

Especially when you consider that his first major wins were in 1953, and that he probably reached absolute peak form in the late 1950's.
To extend competitive form for another 17 years past his absolute peak (remember, Rosewall defeated Nastase in clay court FINALS in 1975 and 1976!) is unbelievable.
What did those Hopman grads put in their porridge?
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