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Old 11-23-2012, 12:43 PM   #520
BobbyOne
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
Well, there is another list.
Hoad vs. Rosewall ON GRASS, which I know you have been waiting for.

1953 Eastern Grasscourts semi: Hoad wins 6-4, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
1953 Victorian final: Hoad wins 9-7, 8-6, 3-6, 6-3
1953 NSW final: Hoad wins 8-6, 4-6, 9-7, 10-8
1953 Queens Club final: Hoad wins 8-6, 10-8
1954 Eastern Grasscourts final: Hoad wins 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
1955 Queens Club final: Rosewall wins 6-2, 6-3 (Hoad's wedding day)
1955 NSW final: Hoad wins 6-2, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
1955 Australian final: Rosewall wins 9-7, 6-4, 6-4
1956 Victorian final: Rosewall wins 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3
1956 US final: Rosewall wins 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
1956 South Australian final: Rosewall wins 6-1, 7-5, 6-1
1956 Wimbledon final: Hoad wins 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
1956 Manly Seaside final: Hoad wins 6-2, 6-1
1956 Australian final: Hoad wins 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
1957 Forest Hills Pro: Rosewall wins 6-3, 9-7, 4-6, 6-3
1957 Australian tour: Rosewall wins 4 matches to 1
1958 Kooyong Pro: Hoad wins 4-6, 8-6, 6-4
1958 Forest Hills Pro: Rosewall wins 6-2, 9-7
1959 Perth Pro semifinal: Hoad wins (unknown)
1959 NSW 3rd place: Rosewall wins (unknown)
1959 Adelaide final: Hoad wins 5-7, 7-5, 6-4
1959 Forest Hills Pro semifinal: Hoad wins 5-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4
1959 Brisbane Pro semifinal: Rosewall wins 8-6, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-0
1959/60 Kooyong Pro final: Hoad wins 6-3, 10-8, 4-6, 15-13
1962 Kooyong Pro final: Rosewall wins 6-3, 6-8, 6-0, 6-4
1962 Adelaide Pro final: Hoad wins 7-5, 6-8, 6-4
1964 Perth Pro: Rosewall wins 7-5, 6-3
1964 US Pro quarterfinal: Rosewall wins 6-8, 6-3, 10-8
1967 Wimbledon Pro semifinal: Rosewall wins 6-2, 6-2

The final tally Hoad 16 wins, Rosewall 17 wins, Rosewall winning the majority of the matches after Hoad's decline as a player after 1960.
Dan, Thanks for the grass list.

You forgot two Rosewall wins in the 1965 Australian series.

I would not say that Hoad really declined after 1960. Remember his wins against Laver and his great 1966 Wembley match against Rosewall. I just believe that Rosewall improved after 1959 which you deny.

Last edited by BobbyOne : 11-23-2012 at 12:48 PM.
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