Originally Posted by BobbyOne
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.
True. But I believe that by the end of 1964, Laver was superior in ability and achievements--just barely.
I believe that he earned his place as World no. 1 for 1964.