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Old 11-13-2012, 07:01 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by abmk View Post
correction : many of the open majors, not all . They would still be prone to the occasional upset. Wouldn't the best amateurs in emerson, santana have any shot at any of the majors ? really ?

emerson was 5-5 with laver for example in 68 though he was already on a rapid decline by then ....

obviously hoad would have had excellent chances in 63 , given he was thrashing Laver left right in that year ......

gonzales in 64 would have decent chance as well ....
abmk, Surprises are always possible. But it is meaning much that Laver and Rosewall won all pro majors 1963-1967 against strong competition of Gonzalez, Hoad and Gimeno...
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