Originally Posted by BobbyOne
Right. But you forget on the other hand, that the old pros did not have Australian Pro Championships. Laver would have won a few of them.
Furthermore, Laver would have been the favourite if he could have participated in the Australian "open" 1968 champ.s, the Aussie 1970 and 1972 events, the 1970, 1971 and 1972 French Open (co-favourite with Rosewall), the 1972 Wimbledon and the 1971 US Open. These make up for "losing" his amateur titles...
I accounted for the dearth of the 4th pro-Slam in my previous post, the one before my post in response to yours.