Originally Posted by pc1
Interesting that you write that Newcombe was a dominant player for a match because an in shape Newcombe in my opinion for a BIG MATCH would be one of my top choices for an important match. Newk would be a danger to beat anyone on any surface if he was in shape in an important match during his peak years.
Yes Newcombe never lost a five setter in an important event except to doubles mate Roche...and Jan Kodes
" And when the bullied american saved his three death penalties, the steeled arm of the young swede began to shiver like it never did before"