Originally Posted by sureshs
The meaning of head to head is very simple. No need to bring extraneous factors in. In tennis, the person with the better H2H is defined to be the better player. That is all.
Lack of understanding of this is the basis of umpteen threads about "I am the better player but I lost to a pusher." No dude you are not the better player.
So surfaces and old age don't factor into matchups? Shame Nadal couldn't use his winning head to head with Federer to win more slams from 2005-2007.