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Old 01-05-2013, 12:52 AM   #12
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I forgot something interesting regarding the 1977 Australian Indoors (Sydney) when grandpa Rosewall reached the final after a two sets win against No.4 of the world, Gerulaitis. Since Rosewall gave Connors a tough battle then, it's maybe not too bold to say that in that special week Muscles was the No 3 player indoors at (almost) 43, just behind Borg and Connors! Vilas (the world's NO. 3) was not a great indoor player.

This must rank among Rosewall's greatest feats, and it came 13 years after his peak...

I also mention that because we often can read that Rosewall had weak competition...

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