Originally Posted by BobbyOne
kiki, I must contradict even in your favour: Newcombe won 6 majors in the 1970s while Rosewall won only 5 majors.
But Rosewall reached more big finals (3:0).
Let me see.
Newcombe: 1 WCT, 2 Wimbledon, 2 AO, 1 USO = 6 majors
Rosewall: 2 WCT, 2 AO and 1 USO = 5 majors
You are right, Newcombe has one more big title.If we account the open era, Rosewall´s 1968 RG title puts them at the same figure.