Originally Posted by NadalAgassi
Ranking by peak level play only makes sense when the achievments are close. If peak level of play is all that mattered one could say Safin and Maureen Connolly were the two best ever, yet obviously such a claim is laughable, especialy regarding Safin. Hoad does not have the achievments to be especialy high on any list. Relatively low (all time speaking) number of amateur slams and there isnt even one year he was ranked as the top pro, there was one year he was outplaying Gonzales until his back problems began to take hold.
I agree with you...if peak level is all that matters, then McEnroe should be damn near the top of any list...1984 season was nuts!