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Old 12-03-2012, 11:28 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
The 69 slam is the biggest feat in tennis history given the level of competition
It is like if Fed had won the big 4 with a compettion that was the addition of his era and that of Sampras
I agree. Look at the quarter-finalist line-up in the 1969 US Open, the tournament Laver needed to win (and did so, of course) to complete the Grand Slam;

Rod Laver
Roy Emerson
Arthur Ashe
Ken Rosewall
Butch Buchholz
Tony Roche
Fred Stolle
John Newcombe

All eight of these men had already won majors (either amateur or pro).
Sloane Stephens and Laura Robson: future WTA world No 1 and 2.
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