Originally Posted by fed_rulz
Granted, this is not a quote from the horse's mouth, so it could be fabricated. OTOH, he has made such statements in the past, so I wouldn't put it past him to come up with such nonsense.
If he indeed still thinks that, someone needs to remind him that he was the one who came up with the "slams are what determine the GOAT" crap.. Sorry Pete, you're not in reckoning anymore.. My new year wish for 2013 is for Federer to erase more of your records, and for Nadal to surpass you sometime in the future.
Champions always secretly believe they are the best, you have to, it's part of the mental makeup.
Sampras in his prime said he believed he was "Unbeatable", this is necessary to be great. Without believieng that you may as well throw in the towel before the match.