Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Kramer was the guy who "discovered" Gimeno, when the other top players refused to sign with Kramer. Biased.
Emmo had better results than Gimeno at the 1969 US Open and the 1970 Wimbledon, plus Emmo won over Gimeno decisively in their Wimbledon meeting in 1959.
Dan, Wimbledon 1970 is doubtful. A QF higher than a SF?. Emerson never reached a SF at an open major, Gimeno reached four of them.
Gimeno was 6:1 in the first full year they met. Gimeno beat Emerson in straight sets in the 1960 Queen's Club tournament.
Gimeno reached No.3, Emerson reached No.5...