Originally Posted by joe sch
Nope ... Not even a grand slam so cant be the best season in "tennis history". Rod Laver won the grand slam in 1969 which IMO should be the greatest tennis season in "open tennis history". Its sad that even our modern champions do not seem to remember history. I guess these guys greatest season definition has more to do with percentage of matches won than winning all the majors in the same season ?
I would guess that if you polled a group of longtime tennis experts that Laver's 1969 season would get the most votes but Djokovic's 2011 season is fantastic and it's certainly one of the finest tennis seasons I have ever seen. It's definitely not a terrible choice.