Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Laver rates Hoad number one for the pre-1968 era, and says that if Hoad and Fed played each other, it would be the greatest confontation of all.
To me, best player in the open era would BEAT best player in the pre-era.
Just like Graf(best in the open era) would beat Court(best in the pre-era).
It's no contest.
Tier1(goat): Federer; Tier 1.5: Laver, Gonzales, Sampras, Nadal, Borg;
Tier 2: Lendl, Connors, Rosewall, Tilden; Tier 2.5: McEnroe, Agassi