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Old 11-19-2012, 04:02 PM   #613
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
No, but the best measure we have of possible GS results in an open game is hth at the GS venues, which we do have; 6 to 3 for Hoad over Gonzales.
If you want peak years only, 1958-59, the score is 5 to 2 for Hoad (2 to 2 at Kooyong, 2 to 0 at Forest Hills, 1 to 0 at Roland Garros).
Dan, I must correct you: Kooyong was NOT always the venue of Australian Championships. Till 1971 the venues changed every year (Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide).

And, as always, you omit the US Pro in Cleveland because Hoad lost twice to Gonzalez there. That's biased account of history!
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