View Single Post
Old 02-22-2013, 03:17 PM   #24
kishnabe
G.O.A.T.
 
kishnabe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 16,470
Send a message via MSN to kishnabe
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Only Laver ( three times) and Budge did.
Laver pro and amateur slams aren't that special. 1969 was insane....especially considering how old he was and the number of tough matches he had. Amateur slam in 62....he did not get to face Gonzalez, Rosewall and other pro\s who were 10 times a player like Emerson who capitalized on a weak Laver and other nobodies.

Didn't Laver say he could not compete with the pro\s in t he first few years.

The pro slam in 67.....had way fewer matches than a normal CYGS....and it may not have the 1-2 good amateurs.
__________________
Why fight over who is G.O.A.T., when the world is just an abstract of reality~ http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/525347
kishnabe is offline   Reply With Quote