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Old 01-08-2013, 12:01 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Gonzalito17 View Post
The media and TV guys do not trumpet Rosewall today to the same degree of emphasis as they do Laver, that's for sure. There is no arena named after Rosewall that I know of. Laver gets all the glory, Rosewall is portrayed as like a secondary, just another guy from that era, with Stolle, Newk, etc.

Perhaps like Courier and Chang are portrayed as second tier to Agassi and Sampras.

Thanks for sharing information about Rosewall here.
Gonzalito, I agree about the (huge) difference in public perception of Laver and Rosewall which I find unjust to a certain degree.

But there is a stadium named after Rosewall: The Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney in the Olympic Park.

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