Originally Posted by pc1
I actually don't think Newcombe gets enough attention on these forums. While he wasn't for his career as great as some all time greats I believe at his best he was superior to many great players. He was one of the greatest pressure players I've ever seen and he could play on all surfaces. If he was in shape and at his peak he could defeat any player in history.
pc1, I contradict: Newcombe was never an undisputed No.1 even though he was at his peak. He was not able to dominate very old Rosewall. I rate Roche as stronger than him. Newcombe is not underrated here and generally.
Rosewall and Roche are still underrated.