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Old 11-14-2012, 04:50 PM   #133
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Originally Posted by BobbyOne View Post
Dan, It's not easy to win a major if you face peak Laver and peak Rosewall in every major. That's why Gimeno did not win a pro major. It would have been also difficult for a Borg or a Connors...

Laver won so much after 1963 as you rightly say but not from 1961 onwards as you earlier wrote.
So Gimeno was a really good player, it's just that a few really strong players monopolized the majors and so we should regard him as quality competition?

This sounds eerily familiar to someone else's arguments, but I can't place it now. I'll come back when I think of whose.
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