Originally Posted by BobbyOne
hoodjem, If you and others put away one of Rosewall's feats (winner of the 1964 tour) it's no wonder that Muscles is mostly ranked far behind Laver and Gonzalez. The same with Rosewall's No. 1 place in 1970 (ex aequo with Laver and Newcombe).
It's time to give Muscles his due credit...
In 1970 Laver won just secondary events
Newcombe was the dominant player for a match but "only" won at Wimbly
Rosewall won Forest Hills and lost a classic five set final at London
Small but firm edge for muscles as the Number one player that yr