Originally Posted by hoodjem
I think it took Laver most of 1963 to "catch up" to the pros. But by the end of '63, he was the second-ranked player in the world. By the end of 1964 he was world no. 1.
hoodjem, Laver was No.2 already after the early world tour of 1963 and seeded two in the summer events.
Rosewall was the official No.1 player in 1964 because he won the big tour. I give Laver a tied No.1 place.