Originally Posted by chatt_town
No doubt she is clearly a top 5 player. I think Martina was the only one better because she excelled so much and in all 3 different phases(singles, doubles and mixed) and she did it for so long.
Out of interest, why, wen comparing men's greats, do we generally only look at singles achievements?
Yet, when looking at the women's game, people always feel the need to bring up the fact that Martina Navratilova excelled at doubles as well?
IMHO, it's close to irrelevant for her ranking.