Originally Posted by BobbyOne
TomT, Why not??
The why not would be that the game has progressed, the players are fitter and technically better. Thus, a peak Federer would be expected to beat a peak Hoad.
But I'm asking you ... why? Why would you expect a peak Hoad to beat a peak Federer. Better stroke technique? Better serve? Better movement? Quicker? Better mentally? What?
I don't know Hoad's game. So, I'm asking.