Originally Posted by BobbyOne
Federic, You might be right about top ten players.
Laver and Rosewall were surely the best claycourters 1970 to 1972.
Re 1971: Laver won the Italian Open with a clear win against Kodes. Rosewall won the top tournament of Washington with wins against Laver, Smith and Riessen. Both were awesome also in 1970 and 1972.
Nastase also did not have to play Rosewall at RG in 1973, and faced a weak field.