Originally Posted by scotus
Let me clarify this for you.
Nadal has fewer slams than Federer, yet Nadal beats Federer more often.
Therefore, just because Federer has more slams than Sampras doesn't necessarily mean he would clearly beat Sampras.
I'm not saying that Federer would beat Sampras 1 on 1 in a tennis match.
I'm saying that overall, Federer is the better and more accomplished tennis player.
There is a difference between the two.