Thread: Doubles GOAT ?
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:52 PM   #103
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
But in the past, the aussies all played doubles and since they were also the best in singles that s why many great doubles players happened to be top singles too
One other major reason why so many pre-Open and early Open era singles players were very good at dubs was the fact that the games were more similar then, most players served and vollyed in singles and of course that was and is the staple of doubles. Contrast that with today when none of the top singles players serve and volley much and you can understand why they would not excel at dubs, though there are exceptions.
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