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Old 10-29-2012, 06:26 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by borg number one View Post
Yet, I would argue that besides the fact that Sampras does not have the most majors, I still consider him to be one of the all time greats and an argument can be made for him to be right at the top. He of course excelled as a fast court player, but did not have great results on clay.
No argument from me here.

(Sampras is certainly in my top-10 GOAT-list. But his paucity of clay-court titles prevents his higher placement, IMO.)
In the end, the aggressive all-court player always has the advantage against a power-bashing baseliner.
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