Originally Posted by kiki
Maybe the opposition did not dare go to AO and meet her...
If that's true, then that further proved the field was depleted.
All historians/experts don't consider Court's 24 slams is the benchmark because the field was weak, especially the 11 AO. Everyone considered Graf's 22 slams is the record holder, a standard for every great female players is measure to. Like the men's tennis, the competition in the WTA today vs. the 60s is different as night and day.
Tier1(goat): Federer; Tier 1.5: Laver, Sampras, Nadal, Borg;
Tier 2: Lendl, Connors, Rosewall; Tier 2.5: McEnroe, Agassi