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post #1068 of (permalink) Old 09-27-2012, 01:41 PM
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Re: Professor Johnny Groove's Top 55 players ever (Murray one slam away from making l

Originally Posted by Sophocles View Post
Thrust makes a good case for Rosewall's Top 5 status but it's hard to put him Top 2 simply because however much he achieved, he never had a sustained period of domination.
Well 3 years at #1 and I believe another 2 years as joint #1, against several all-time great players, is pretty close to 5 years at #1. As of now, Federer had 5 years at #1, Sampras has 6. The ranking system is much different today, so who knows?
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