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Old 12-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #1248
Dan Lobb
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Originally Posted by BobbyOne View Post
Dan, Tingay ranked Rosewall at No.2 in 1974. If he played great claycourt events, would you give Rosewall even a better ranking?? LOL.
I think that Rosewall had a better chance to win at RG in 1974 than at Wimbledon or Forest Hills.
I think that he skipped RG after 1969 to better prepare for Wimbledon, a strategy which did not quite work. Better to have played at RG.
As far as Tingay, wasn't he the guy who ranked Hoad at #5 for 1953? I would have put Hoad at #1 for that year. I guess Tingay and I use different criteria.
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