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Old 10-25-2012, 04:56 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Golden era IMO started in 74 till 89 but I would generally refeer to the whole 70 and 80 and first years of 90 for men
For women those 25 yrs spread from 75 to 2000
I think I could be stretched to say the Golden Era was slightly longer than 84, but there was'nt quite the same excitement when Borg, Connors & McEnroe did'nt dominate the game anymore.
I think Lendl, Becker, Edberg, Wilander & Cash were all good, but I would say they were more part of The Silver Era 1985 - 1991, on a par with Laver, Rosewall, Newcombe etc.
Anyway, I want to hear more stunning stories that just would'nt happen these days?!
Like when Noah was allegedly snorting coke off his wristbands during the French Open....
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