Originally Posted by Talker
I can't speak for other fans, I don't know their criteria.
For me, as I looked into Laver's career he has dropped in status.
The historians here do a fine job BTW.
You also have remember that the media loves to promote today's game and of course the focus will be on the present players, as it should be. They are the now. However just because they don't discuss Laver doesn't mean he's dropped in status.