Originally Posted by zagor
But you see according to historians, the fact that Vilas was Borg's b!tch noticeably more even than Fed is Nadal doesn't take away from his "greatness" (LOL) but Fed on the other hand sucks on clay because of his H2H against Nadal and the fact that he won his FO title without beating Nadal.
It's an amazing logic when you think about it.
For the record, I don't think Vilas is a slouch on clay. Aside from the extremely depleted FO event he won, he made three other Roland Garros final and won a US Open played on (green) clay. But touting him as some kind of unbeatable clay court force (against Federer, a least) when he only won six clay titles with Borg in the draw is a major distortion of historical reality.