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Laver in a class of his own

Updated: May 5, 2008, 1:52 PM ET
By Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

I won't go so far as to say that Rod Laver is off the radar when it comes to athletes whose reputations have long outlived their careers, but it's remarkable how often his name is tossed into the "Greatest of all time" debate almost as an afterthought: Oh, yeah, Rod Laver is in that discussion, too. The guy completed two calendar Grand Slams, you've got to give him credit for that …

Give him credit? Shoot, the only real issue is whether the GOAT argument is a debate at all, given ...

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