Thread: Doubles GOAT ?
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:50 PM   #32
Dan Lobb
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Originally Posted by BobbyOne View Post
kiki, Yes, Stolle was adaptable: He made a great duo with Hewitt, then with Emerson, then with Laver in 1967 as a pro and at last with Rosewall. Four great doubles.

Rose played with Hartwig and Don Candy, Hoad played of course with Rosewall, also with Hartwig and Trabert.

Interesting: Hoad won the French Pro doubles seven times in a row.
Hoad had good results on clay.
In 1972, in the Italian Open doubles final, Hoad and Frew McMillan led Nastase/Tiriac two sets to love, but eventually lost the match, uncompleted by darkness.
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