Thread: Clay Court GOAT
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:40 AM   #1199
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
You mean, in Britain and Australia in the 1950's and 1960's, "hardcourt" meant a clay court, but in South Africa (also descended from British tennis traditions and terminology) it meant something other than clay? Doesn't sound right.
Of course, today, "hardcourt" in the U.S. refers to a rubber surface.
Dan, You could accept that South Africa does not have clay even though this does not fit to your Hoad admiration as Lew has won a tour on South African Hardcourts which does not count for his clay record.
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