Originally Posted by 90's Clay
Won 14 slams, Record YE#1, all those YEC titles.. Prevailed over his contemporaries more times then not. Hands down the best of his era without anyone even being CLOSE?
Why wouldn't he have been good enough.. He lost motivation.. He even said so.
Players DO lose motivation, especially when no one is even in their vicinity of greatness out of their contemporaries ya know
He didn't even make a French Open final. Surely that should be motivation enough? Look at Federer, battling two all-time greats 5/6 years younger at 31. That's a champion.