Originally Posted by pc1
I think you mean Orantes won the 1975 US Open not Roland Garros which actually is more in Orantes' favor since I believe the US Open was stronger than the French that year. Problem I see with Orantes is that while he was very good on all surfaces, in 1975 he won tournaments only on clay.
Yes I can see him with a claim for number one that year.
Oops yes you are roght! Was just thinking about clay slam, forgetting that at that time forest hills was on cllay.