Originally Posted by big ted
thats true but kuerten was still a 20-30 ranked player and federer only had 2 gs tournaments under his belt at the time so i dont think the result was that shocking. bleacher report ranks federer 5th on clay of all time, giving kuerten and vilas an honorable mention
Bleacher report does NOT rank Fed as no. 5 all-time.
Here's their ranking.
Here is that Bleacher list distilled for the men:
In the end, the aggressive all-court player always has the advantage against a power-bashing baseliner.