Originally Posted by boredone3456
At her peak she is right there but greatness is measured by numbers and her numbers do not stack up.
But in addition to numbers, isn't there a factor of greatness in contributing to appreciation and admiration of tennis as a (in a good sense of the term) "classy" sport? To me, this is the real deficit in Serena's record. Showing up only for the big purses is part of that problem, as well as hurting her in the numbers.