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Old 01-14-2013, 01:20 AM   #3
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When stated like that I guess in isolation the AO of that year was not so bad, but it was probably still the poorer cousins of the other slams.

I've always said it, the AO truely came of age in 1995, when the 2 biggest names of that era, Agassi and Sampras (not just the 2 best players, but the biggest names) contested the final.
AO was already significant enough to be called a true major from 83 onwards ( had wilander , mac , lendl etc ) .....
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