Originally Posted by Carsomyr
Sometimes I think, if reading certain posts and posters, that Rod Laver's career is beyond scrutiny. I mean, why even bother discussing it at all? Everyone who ever lived knows he's the best player ever, and all GOAT discussions, including this thread, are moot.
Of course Laver's career is not beyond scrutiny but as Urban did point out he certainly has a huge amount of pluses in so many areas.
But you can say the same for Tilden, Gonzalez, Rosewall and Borg among others.