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Old 01-03-2013, 09:09 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Tagg View Post
lastly, the career grand slam looks good on the resume, but look at where agassi stands compared to other all time greats

far behind sampras, connors and lendl. their records at slams, weeks at no 1, and titles won are too much

barely above mcenroe (who won only at 2 slams!)

appreciate sampras for what he is; one of the best on grass, hard and indoors in history
I would argue that it doesn't even do much to pad a resume.

The career slam is merely the product of recent media hype--struggling to conjure up reasons for American fans to return to watching tennis.
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