Originally Posted by timnz
To me the biggest mark against Mac/Fleming is that when Mac was at his absolute peak they nearly got beaten by two players who were both long retired and both in their 40's - Newcombe/Stolle. That to me says huge amounts that they probably wouldn't be able to handle the likes of peak Newcombe/Roche.
timnz, I agree. Newcombe and Stolle had not played together before of that tournament.