Originally Posted by pc1
Interesting, so Laver and Roche playing in 105 degree temps in the shade for 90 games at the 1969 Australian wasn't as exhausting or tough on them. Oh yes, I forgot the tiebreak wasn't around so I think Laver and Roche played a 22-20 set or something like that.
Is this when they were not allowed to sit between games?
In the end, the aggressive all-court player always has the advantage against a power-bashing baseliner.