Originally Posted by BobbyOne
ARFED, Borg and Sampras are also GOAT candidates for open era. Federer is not clearly the GOAT of the open era.
Nadal is some distance behind Federer, and many have put Nadal above Borg. No way Borg is in the same league as Federer. And Sampras doesn't have a leg to stand on when comparing to Federer.
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Tier1(goat): Federer; Tier 1.5: Laver, Gonzales, Sampras, Nadal, Borg;
Tier 2: Lendl, Connors, Rosewall, Tilden; Tier 2.5: McEnroe, Agassi