Originally Posted by TMF
It's not a coincidence that during the late 90s Kafelnikov, Rios, Rafter and Moya were considered a weak #1. These players would never be #1 in Roger's era.
I find it funny that Sampras fans even try to counter the weak/strong argument when it's clear that Sampras had a weaker field.
The field from '98-'02 wasn't something to write home about, but '90-'97 was pretty darn good competition, incredibly good actually.