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Old 01-21-2013, 12:36 PM   #180
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How many times has a 19-year old who was winning every major in the game suffered a career-ending injury due to a horse riding accident?

Accident. Relevant word here. The stabbing was a premeditated attack.
Yes, but that doesn't mean we can rewrite history because of the stabbing, and take away slams from Graf and give them to Seles in some hypothetical scenario. If we do that, we have to do it for all hypotheticals.

We can't pick and choose and say that solely in the Seles case can we rewrite history, which is what NadalAgassi wishes to do.

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How many times has a man who had won a CYGS (and 9 consecutive major tournaments) been denied the chance to play six years of his career due to a World War?

Laver missing all major play '63-'67, is often not spoken off too.
It is spoken of by those who know their tennis history.

But I agree that is another hypothetical - how many classic majors would Laver have won, had he not turned pro at the end of 1962.
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