Originally Posted by BobbyOne
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.
I would not call them VERY strong. Perhaps a little long in the tooth.
Rosewall certainly did well in 1963 Stade Coubertin against Laver, who, in his own words, played the greatest tennis of his life in that match.