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Old 02-24-2013, 11:20 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by timnz View Post
He lost in the first round to Antonio Zugarelli 6-3 6-0 .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1975_Fr...en%27s_Singles

For someone who reached 13 clay finals that year it is inexplicable. Was he injured?
Orantes is one of the best players with most injuries, although I cannot recall if he was injuried coming up to RG 75.Zugarelli was a good cc specialist, he even reached the italian Open last match in 77.But, certainly, a straight sets lose with a baggel included is not normal.Orantes won, in 75, not just the USo, he also beat Connors at Indianapolis, Ashe at Boston...and lost the IO finals to Ramirez just a week or so before RG, which makes this early round lose more strange...
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