Originally Posted by Mustard
But that's not true. Other players have realistic claims as well.
Well yes there are all the obvious historical contenders (Tilden, Gonzales, Rosewall, Borg, Sampras et al) and I'm sure some people have ranked each of these guys No 1.
But in a "consensus poll" like the Tennis Channel was, with various experts voting, the names which will most often pop up time and again at, or near, the top of everyone's lists are Federer and Laver.