Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Like Sampras? Gonzales had the ability to win on clay, but there was fierce competition there, Rosewall, Trabert, Hoad maaybe the three greatest ever on clay. No way Gonzales can dominate.
On grass Hoad, Sedgman could match him.
The toughest field ever.
I agree Gonzales wouldn't dominate on clay, but my point is that the stronger clay field wouldn't necessarily hinder his major count because he never won a major on clay anyway.