Fortunately, Ashbury was born in the era of abundant prizes at the Grand Slam Awards when slams at home played in one of the world’s best facilities were considered equal among brothers.
The fact that it wasn’t the last place that was a major favorite of the Australian Open women shows how long ago it was. The year was 1977 when Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and the new TV show “The Restless Years and the Box” appeared.
The name of the people old enough to remember it was Diane Fromholz, a young left-handed woman who later peaked in the fourth place in the world. But considering that Bertie, with his backhand cuts and his shaky skills, is somehow pulling back the tennis era, Queenslander (23) must appreciate the number of times he has changed No.
Forty-three years ago in Kooyong, a low-level female single draw included 32 miserable names from seven miserable countries (compared to 128 today) and a male The number is 64 years old and 8 people, one in Vitas Gerulaitis n in the latter half of the United States.
Players looking for more opportunities and a fairer piece of bag knew their location. But they had to keep fighting for it.
Runner-up Fromholz is one of the four seeded, and is one of the seven games Berti needs to win to break the national drought dating to the lesser-known Chris O’Neill in 1978. Instead I played 5 games.
Today Fromholtz-Balestrat is pleased to acknowledge the strength of today’s competition.
“I played the same amount of tournaments, but it was completely different,” he says, 63. He won the 14-year-old singles and doubles titles and reached three more semi-finals.
This era cannot be compared to our era. In other words, it is much more difficult.