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Re: Whic is/was the toughest task in tennis in the open era.

beating Magnus Gustafsson with your hands. No racket, just your hands. And it has to be Gustafsson.

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Pulling off the prestigious Wimbledon-Newport double, rivaled only by the Bastad-Gstaad double.

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It's a close one.…
Tbh, winning 16 or 14 is pretty much the same thing. It really is close.

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Playing agressively on hardcourts/grass against grinders and prevail.
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Clearly winning 10 with 6 on clay because this is the Battlefield of the Gods.
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