Originally Posted by NatF
Ofcourse I don't doubt every statement, however we both know that Laver took some time to peak in the pro's. Considering he won the Amateur slam in 1962 I assume he wasn't at his best when Rosewall beat him quite badly. Rosewall who was at his peak at the time. A better indicator would be a match when both were peaking.
NatF, As Joe McCauley wrote: Laver was a quick learner. He improved immensely in the first 6 months of 1963.