Originally Posted by tennischemist
In your estimation was Sampras' great record against Agassi a result of:
Sampras just being all around better
At the tippy-top of the game, a great S&V player will beat a great baseliner/returner.
or some combo of both.. i always hear "the point is on the attacker's racquet" but Agassi attacked from the baseline for a good portion of his career.
More the former than the latter (whose veracity depends on the type of surface--you have to consider the percentages), but of course it's some combo of both.