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    Greatest Tennis Player of All-Time (Men)

    Hoad played more than 300 matches for those 2 years. But ... important are the wins from those matches. Many other players had more than 150 matches per year for many years - Rosewall, Laver, Gonzalez, Tilden, Segura etc.
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    Greatest Tennis Player of All-Time (Men)

    Which are these 2 years?
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    WORLD NO. 1 (by year)

    I am not 100% sure but I think that Vilas is the only player with more than 150 wins per year. That was in 1977.
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    WORLD NO. 1 (by year)

    It's not an excuse that Borg didn't play RG. It can happen to everyone. He suffered many injuries through the career. Agree that half of the Vilas' titles were 250s. But Borg's titles in that year were not different. From the big events he won Wim and Memphis. 1977 is definitely a strong year...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Helloween is coming soon. I am waiting for your next fairy-tales. And please don't forget the mask.o_O Here a special greeting
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    What an interesting story! I am impressed. Let me satisfy the desire of Lobb of not discussing the "disgusting" factor - the number of titles. It is so disgusting for Lobb for obvious reasons. Anyway, let me skip this for a moment and let me focus on the beloved "level of play". As Hoad's best...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Long live the "principles" of the people!:unsure: Sad thing is that if more people stand to their principles the world could be a bit more beautiful.
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Mr. NoMercy gets angry again in the last post. Just a year or something ago he said that the field is never important for him in terms of the category of a tournament. Cheers! :oops:
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Nope, you are not. NoMercy lied to you. He is well known with his "sympathies" to Rosewall. Briefly the discussion back then went about Rosewall's titles by surface. And here the data you are asking - Rosewall has 89 grass titles, out of which 18 grass majors, out of which 8 in singles and 10 in...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    You are fully fully right. This theory about "the 100 wins dominance" is distorted basically from its roots. The dominance in every aspect of the life is a qualitative indicator. The qualitative indicators are always measured by qualitative methods. That's why you easily found hundreds of huge...
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    Connors's special events

    ok, thanks, don't worry. I asked only if you have something.
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    Connors's special events

    KG, you know Mac beat Annacone in the final of Palo Alto Tennis challenge in Sep 1990. Do you know about any other matches in this tournament, draw, scores? Some posters say it was held in the period 13-16 Sep, maybe 2 or 3 rounds have been held.
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    Golden 9 by Ivan Lendl?

    I appreciate your type of analyses in the previous posts. This theme has been and maybe will be always a subject of discussion.with its pros and cons. I agree with most of your conclusions. But I have huge remarks on the essence of the raised topic - the names of the tournaments. You mentioned...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    1968 - Laver 1969 - Laver 1970 - Laver 1971 - Laver and Rosewall co-No 1 1972 - Nastase Rosewall definitely deserves No 1 spot for 1971 no matter solely or co. And at the end of 1971 he was 37. I think this answers your question.
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    I have Bolzano from NM. Lendl def. Korda in semis and Ivanisevic in the final. It was held on 4-5 Dec. No source about that. Bologna was held on 6-7 Dec. So, yes. Both were different tournaments.
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    I don't think it was a tournament. The one day he played Sampras in Zurich, the other day again vs Samp in Geneve.
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    A very long theme. Very shortly, the ATP tour was not united and compact like now. They were 20-30 tournaments per year which were not part of ATP by different reasons. Some of these tournaments didn't want to be part of the ATP, other were not recognized by ATP politically or by any other...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Which are those dark times??? :oops: I think we are not talking about the middle ages.;)
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Connors - 151, out of which 132 regular titles and 19 weak draw or weak field titles Lendl - 150, out of which 135 regular titles and 15 weak draw or weak field titles McEnroe - 103, out of which 91 regular titles and 12 weak draw or weak field titles Borg - 101, out of which 74 regular titles...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Sure, KG. Everything should have its explanation. I will not speak with stats which can be a little boring for you. ;) I will explain the stuff more macro oriented. But of course any stats are available. The careers of Lendl and Connors were longer and more successful. They played almost 2 times...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Of course, everything is possible. All depends on the next achievements. All depends if players will suffer injuries or not. Too many unknown things. No 1 for fifth time is not a record. 250 weeks as No 1 is not record. Lendl has 150 titles (at least I have so). 94 is the ATP number (wrong).
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    Laver: Fed is GOAT

    All the pro players played first as amateurs. You can't ignore their amateur careers. They strongly develop their style, movement, technique etc. And then invited to pro were only the best amateurs. 8-man draws (or less) by the amateurs were only about 2-3% of the tournaments.
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    The current difference b/w Nadal and Fed is 14,000 points based on the current pointing system. So, it depends what would be the achievements of both in the next years. For instance, this year (up to now) Nadal decreased the difference by 3,700 points (9,225 won by Nadal, 5,510 won by Fed). The...
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    Whats your top 10 of all time now (men)

    Sure. My list is based on overall players' achievements. No sympathies. 1 Ken Rosewall 2 Rod Laver 3 Roger Federer 4 Rafael Nadal 5 Novak Djokovic 6 Ivan Lendl 7 Bill Tilden 8 Jimmy Connors 9 Pancho Gonzales 10 Pete Sampras
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    Nadal is ahead of Federer in Slams adjusted by difficulty

    In this tournament most of the top players lost not because of the extraordinary game of their opponents but merely they didn't show their game. I can't know the reasons but this was the case with Thiem, Zverev, Tsitsi, Nishi, Agut. Adding to this the injury of Djok and the surprising loss of...
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    Nadal is ahead of Federer in Slams adjusted by difficulty

    I think that Rafa proved to anybody that he is an all surface player.
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    Nadal is ahead of Federer in Slams adjusted by difficulty

    Both should matter with the respective weights. It's different when top players are missing and top players fail in some rounds.
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    Nadal is ahead of Federer in Slams adjusted by difficulty

    Totally disagree with their calculations. The fact that all top players except Nadal and Medevedev failed in the early rounds means nothing. Important should be how many players participated from top 10, top 20 ..... Only Delpo was missing from top 10 and Anderson from top 20.
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    Hoad vs Rosewall

    Statistics has its principles, methods and rules. Everybody should apply them when using it. In your case Bill Bowrey "should" be the best player with 100% success rate.:)
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    Nadal is ahead of Federer in Slams adjusted by difficulty

    Definitely it was not the easiest. From the top players only Delpo was missing. The site you quote places US 19 in the middle of the list.
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