Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
No, he didn't. He won the Toronto Invitational ON CLAY in August, the principal CLAY warmup to Forest Hills, beating Davidson in a four-set final.
I think he skipped the Eastern Grasscourts.
On the year AS A WHOLE, there is no contest.
Dan, I never doubt that Hoad was 1956 best amateur. But I still say that after Wimbledon Rosewall was clearly the No.1.