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Old 11-14-2012, 03:24 PM   #448
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Originally Posted by NadalAgassi View Post
Yes but he also isnt awarded fantasy slams there either. Evert isnt awarded fantasy slams at the Australians and French Opens she would have won in the 70s, otherwise she would be the female GOAT today, rather than viewed largely as inferior to Graf, Navratilova, Court, and even now Serena.
Of course, Borg's career shouldn't be judged on the Australian Open at all.
Saying he failed to win 2 out of the 4 slams is completely irrelevant when their were only 3 meaningful majors during his prime.

The problem is that many people mistakenly judge the careers of Borg, Connors etc using modern day 21st century glasses. That is silly of course as their careers need to be judged based on the context of their actual eras, i.e. when the grand slam title count was completely meaningless and non-official invitational tournaments were very important.
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