Originally Posted by TMF
Mastering the modern racquet is harder than the old racquet, especially for a player with a 1 handed bh. The 1 handed bh rallies from the baseline was never tested as great as today. To be honest, I don't believe Rosewall's 1 handed bh would be as effective as it was in the 60s, and he probably settle to play 2 handed.
playing a 1hbh was much more difficult with old wooden racquets. more weight and less sweetspot.
chances are Rosewall would hit with a different grip today and topspin rather than slice-drive. there´s no reason he should play a two-hander