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Old 10-14-2012, 08:59 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
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?
Dan, as far as I know Rosewall beat Nastase in the 1975 North Conway SEMIFINAL. And I'm not sure if the 1976 Hongkong tournament was played on clay, but you could be right.
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