Originally Posted by Mick3391
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.
but then there is this the inconvenient factor of reality... Sampras was not even remotely unbeatable as Federer or Djokovic in their primes. may be at Wimbledon, but even then we saw what happened in 1996.