2 great and entertaining players (but not with the same style !) who were bringing something special to the game... vamos chile !
their achievements are a bit complementary... only misses a win in a slam or a WTF !
of course, rios' results in masters-1000 are better, but i think this category of tournaments is a bit overhyped. anyway, being a former #1 is a strong point in his favour...
by the way, they have a similar record vs top-10 players (22-39 for rios, 27-50 for gonzalez), but i have the impression gonzo has a slightly more diverse scalp collection (having wins over sampras and federer must be a great satisfaction !).
Originally Posted by Mustard
However, Gonzalez's beatings of Nadal and Haas at the 2007 Australian Open are performances that Rios never came close to at a major.
agreed... the highlights of his demolition of the nadal is one of my favorite youtube tennis clips. i like to watch it from time to time...