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Old 12-10-2012, 11:22 AM   #1292
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Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
Okay, so PC1 said it would be one, possibly two. That supports my argument that Rosewall would have won more slam events if he had continued to play the French, rather than skip it and hope for the best at Wimbledon.
Rosewall handled Nastase very well over five sets in 1976 at Hong Kong and 1977 (in a close three-setter) in Tokyo. Rosewall was the mentally tougher player, and Nastase seemed to be intimidated by him.
Dan, the 1976 match was in four sets. Nastase did not try in the last set.
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