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Old 03-30-2014, 05:52 AM   #1304
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Stan also won the finals in 73 beating Laver in the semis..Laver was solid in 74 and 75 reaching the Dallas showcase, so he was one of the 8 best.But his best years had gone by.
kiki, Laver won 4 WCT tournaments in 1974 (only Newcombe won more:5) thus being No.5 prior to Dallas, and he won also 4 WCT tournaments in 1975 (tied No.1 with Ashe) thus being No.2 behind Ashe prior to Dallas.

It's a pity that such a strong WCT player could never win the final trophy.
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