Originally Posted by NadalAgassi
I actually agree with you for once:
Tier 1: Laver, Gonzales, Federer, Sampras, Rosewall
Tier 2: Nadal, Borg, Tilden, Vines, Budge
Also concur there is absolutely no way, even for those who want to argue Borg as being above Nadal which is not how most people feel at this point (I am talking the real World, not Planet TW), that there is no way he is in a higher tier. So if one wants to argue Borg as being tier 1, Nadal must be also.
There's ambiguous ranking from your list. There's a big gap between Nadal and Sampras, and between Sampras and Federer. If Nadal is one tier below Sampras, then Sampras should be one tier below Federer. Honestly, I think Sampras should be in the same level as Laver since he earned that status after retire. Some people unfairly demoted him because of Federer surpasses him and broke his records. An appropriate way is to leave Samrpas in first tier, but remove Federer from the list and leave everything as it is.
Tier1(goat): Federer; Tier 1.5: Laver, Gonzales, Sampras, Nadal, Borg;
Tier 2: Lendl, Connors, Rosewall, Tilden; Tier 2.5: McEnroe, Agassi