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Old 11-12-2012, 02:31 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Santana managed him very well at Wimbledon, and Santana was not a great grass courter.I think it was much more an issue of mind over matter.

My opinion is: Emmo,Stolle,Santana would be the only 3 amateurs of their time to be reasonably succesful against the big pro likes: Laver,Gimeno,Gonzales,Trabert,Hoad or Rosewall.Rest of amateurs, like Ralston,Mc Kinley,Osuna.. would just suck.
I agree that only the three top amateurs would have been reasonably successful (if at all) against Laver, Rosewall and Co.
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