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Old 01-20-2013, 10:08 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by TMF View Post
Is everybody enjoying the Australian Open lately ?

This is what happen to Kavcic after his match in the 2nd round. He was completely gone after a brutal match, with exhaustion, injuries, pain, and force to see medical attention. He's only 25 years old, unlike 40 years old Gonzales who had no problem competing in the old days when tennis was easier on the body. That's why players in the pre-open era and even in the 70s were able to win so many titles. I hope you all understand why it's not possible to win a lot titles because the game is way more physical then ever. So please, don't use Laver's 200 titles as has equal weight to today's standard. It holds a standard to his era but no way it's comparable to today.

http://www.news.com.au/sport/tennis/...-1226556127915
Another negative post about the past game and Laver from TMF. What a surprise. You realize that players in the past also have collapsed during long matches also.
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