Originally Posted by elegos7
None of the tennis journalists considered Orantes No 1 for 1975, everyone went for Ashe.
To decide which tournament can be considereded Masters equivalent is rather problematic in the 1970s.
He was the second best player, at pair with Borg.Had he won the 75 Masters instead of the 76 Masters, he could have a claim, but I think Ashe is still a step up.
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