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Old 01-26-2013, 07:23 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by hoodjem View Post
And way more stupid.

Maybe Blaz is a wimp.? 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 10-8 in 104 degree weather--sounds like a tough match. Bet he couldn't play a tough match before the tie-breaker was invented, like Gonzales did.

Gonzales won at Wimbledon against Charlie Pasarell: 22-24, 1-6, 16-14, 6-3, 11-9. But it was probably hotter in Sydney. But then Gonzales lived in Las Vegas where it has been known to get hot . . . occasionally.

Pancho would have won this match easily with his S&V style--no hours of brainless, exhausting baseline-bashing.

If only they knew how to volley today.?

But, oh yes, volleying is obsolete and endless baseline-bashing is so "heroically" physical (and so dumb in that heat--but it's all they know how to do).

taking a stroll in the hot sun for 4 hrs is not the same as running for 4 hrs, if you get my drift..

old-timers are truly delusional if they have trouble acknowledging the simple fact that tennis today is more physically brutal today than it was during lavers.
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