View Single Post
Old 02-11-2013, 04:55 PM   #2832
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,773

Originally Posted by Dan Lobb View Post
What you are both ignoring is the question of opposition.

If I win 99% of my matches, and the opponents are Arkinstall, Palafox, Cawthorn, Bonetti, Huber, Worthington, Bottke, Fiala, Pero, Morton, Pottinger, Balestra, Lavanchy (all of whom were respected professionals from the early 1960's), and compare it to someone else's record of 70% against Gonzales, Rosewall, Sedgman, Trabert, Segura, Anderson, Cooper, Rose, Giammalva, Hartwig, McGregor, I would claim that the 70% is better than the 99% record.
Dan, Your first list is demagogy. The pros usually did NOT play against Bottke, Fiala etc.....As always you try to belittle the early 1960s, probably to diminish Rosewall's achievements. I have already shown that Rosewall beat 15 very STRONG pros in his fantastic run 1960 to 1963 at pro majors.

Last edited by BobbyOne; 02-11-2013 at 05:25 PM.
BobbyOne is offline   Reply With Quote