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Old 01-13-2013, 12:50 PM   #2276
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Originally Posted by FedericRoma83 View Post
I have to correct myself too, he won Milano in 1965, but Noordwijk was in 1964, not 1966. Anyway, he was probably the strongest on clay from 1964 to 1967, it was a shame that the Pro circuit didn't have a clay Major in those years, he would have been much more considered now.
Federic, Here I disagree: I think that Gimeno was best claycourter only in 1966. For 1964 I would still have Laver or Rosewall (or yet Gimeno?) as best on clay, 1965 Rosewall (Reston won) and 1967 Laver (Oklahoma). Rosewall beat Gimeno in the Bournemouth and Roland Garros tournaments in 1968.
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