Originally Posted by Flash O'Groove
BobbyOne, you probably know that the OP is only midly a pro-Federer, do you? The aims of this thread is not to give some "excuses" for Federer's failure to win the grand slam on three occasions. It is to underline the incredible fact that Nadal is the only player ever to win 3 slams on 3 different surfaces in tennis history, all at the tender age of 25, a feat that is considerer by our dear OP, as the greatest feat ever in tennis history.
Yes, great Nadal. By the way, Rosewall did similary: he won three majors on different surfaces: 1962 French Pro (clay), 1962 Wembley (wood) and 1963 US Pro (grass), that means holder at the same time.