Originally Posted by mightyrick
And this was my point. Emerson is frequently underrated by many people. Emerson has unbelievable H2H against these players.
Unfortunately for him, he decided to not go pro until a little later. I'm sure he was probably given incentive (paid under the table) to not go pro. Because he was clearly good enough to go pro in '64.
mightyrick, Emerson trails in hth against Laver and Rosewall (10:19 against the latter).
For 1964 I rank Rosewall, Laver, Gonzalez, Gimeno ahead of Emerson. Possibly also Buchholz, Hoad, Olmedo, Anderson and Sedgman were stronger then.