I’m just glad Open tennis is here. It’s great for the game. That’s more important.
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The great champions were always vicious competitors. You never lose respect for a man who is a vicious competitor, and you never hate a man you respect. I don’t like Rod Laver because he’s such a vicious competitor, but I don’t dislike him.
|Birth:||9th May, 1928|
|Death:||3rd July, 1995|
Pancho Gonzales was an American tennis player. He was the World No. 1 tennis player for an all time record eight years from 1952 to 1960. He won 17 Major singles titles including 15 Pro Slams and 2 Grand Slams. Largely self-taught, Gonzales was a successful amateur player in the late-1940s, twice winning the United States Championships. He is still widely considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the game.
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